Online trolling used to be funny, but now the term refers to something far more sinister – Evita March

6 02 2019

File 20190131 108351 w5ujdy.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1 It seems like internet trolling happens everywhere online these days – and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. This week, the British press and Kensington Palace officials have called for an end to the merciless online trolling of Duchesses Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, which reportedly includes racist and sexist content, and even threats. Read the rest of this entry »

#Trolling: Online abuse and the law – Rhory Robertson and Sophie Pugh

25 10 2013

TrollTrolling is an artificial construct and much misunderstood: see Clare Brown’s article here. So it is no surprise to find the absence of any consistent law governing conduct on the internet as a whole. The internet transcends boundaries in a way that most national laws do not. Read the rest of this entry »