Come At Me Bro …

A thoughtful piece in the Guardian about the manner in which “troll” has been used to censor those who have legitimate objections to powerful interests.

What particularly disturbs me is the way in which sections of the mainstream media and others in positions of power use the worst of what happens online to condemn all that happens online. One manifestation of this is the way in which the word “troll” has been appropriated by sections of the mainstream and redefined.

How the word ‘troll’ has been redefined by the powerful | Tim Dunlop | Comment is free | theguardian.com

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