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Dutch Court Convicts 20 For Being Racist Online

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court convicted 20 people Thursday of insulting or threatening a politician and television personality in a racially charged case that shocked the nation.

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Blue State Blues: The Crybullies Who Claim Donald Trump Is Bad for the Jews

Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor of the New York Times, made international news Thursday when he received one, then many, antisemitic tweets from nameless trolls, who clearly enjoyed his shock and horror. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), a news organization, began its report by

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Trolling Gone Wild: Internet Forum Harassment Leads to Suicide Attempt

This may be a case of “trolling” gone wild, an increasingly common and troubling phenomenon. It’s easy and cost-free for social media users to whip up campaigns of harassment, unleashing destructive passions that can spill over into far worse activities.