Friday, March 27, 2015

More on that Indian Supreme Court Ruling …

… from Vikram: Section 66A: How abuse and misuse flourish.

The idea that the internet is a safe place for launching attacks on public figures continues to operate. The famed anonymity of the web can lull users into writing stuff that they would not dare to offline. But the problems of internet abuse go beyond getting kicks out of dissing a famous person. A culture of online humiliation can have devastating effects on anyone, and even regular people can feel forced to take extreme steps.

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