Re: Another reason to be cautious online
Some proposed anti-troll measures:
This might create some new problems, such as defining ' intent to defame ', and insulting comments, particularly as some people seem to call everybody ' b*****y idiots ' on the basis they'll be right some of the time. The whole ' freedom of speech ' issue is a minefield, as I 'm pretty sure some of our US members will agree!
Here's a report on the scentencing of another troll, from the legal terms used it looks as if there are several headings trolls could be prosecuted under, but as is always the case, legislation is playing ' catch-up ' with technology.
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Last edited by John the train; 12th June 2012 at 12:08 PM.