The Trolls Are Winning the Internet, Technologists Say

Internet Trolls Atlantic

Source: Adrienne LaFrance
Affiliation: The Atlantic

In this article, Adrienne LaFrance describes how Internet trolls shape discourse online. LaFrance notes that the current solutions will push trolls towards a "Potemkin Internet" in which it looks like they do not exist, and in reality these bad actors will be pushed to more hidden channels. LaFrance discusses the upsides and downsides to potential solutions to stop online trolls.

Keywords: Anonymity , Computer Science , Tech Ethics , Trolling