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Planned ‘anti-troll’ laws do nothing for most victims of online abuse

- November 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Attorney-General Michaelia Cash announced proposed new legislation aimed at making online “trolls” accountable for their actions on Sunday. Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard Morrison decry trolls as “cowardly” and “un-Australian”, language that made it into the talking points at yesterday’s media conference. But is his new-found concern about… Read more »


You killed my Horse, I’ll kill your Horse – Oops 2 Dead Horses

- September 13, 2012 3 MIN READ

Yesterday as everyone on twitter would be well aware the Daily Telegraph launched a #StoptheTrolls campaign. Now I could be a cynical bastard here and say that it was all a bit of publicity to get some high profile people on board and attract people to their online publication – but I actually believe the people behind it had the best intentions in mind when creating the campaign and are indeed really passionate about putting a stop to “cyber bullying”