Thursday, September 20, 2018
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The internet is no place to make a convincing argument

http://www.theframeworks.com/blog/2016/08/10/the-internet-is-no-place-for-reasoned-debate A large part of the problem is that it’s easy to act brave behind the shield of a keyboard and computer screen. On Facebook, comments are not even anonymous; your name and profile picture precede your comments. Yet some people still feel protected enough to be aggressive. Despite the lack

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Predators can use technology now to manipulate, groom, lure and get people

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/07/us/california-dine-and-dash-additional-charges/index.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twCNN&utm_term=image&utm_content=2018-09-08T22%3A15%3A08 I've had friends who've been very successful with online dating, I've had some not so good experiences," Meredith told CNN. "I just kind of feel like maybe online dating might not be for me. I mean there are a lot of scammers out there." Psychologist Lisa Strohman, who specializes in treating patients

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#Trolls #Understand #Hurt #Don’t #Care

ABC News: Trolls understand what hurts people but they simply don't care. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwp6v8tzU http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-13/trolls-understand-what-hurts-people-but-they-simply-dont-care/8701424 Cognitive empathy is the ability to recognise and understand other people's emotions. But affective empathy is the ability to experience and internalise other people's emotions. Put simply, cognitive empathy is the ability to predict how another person will feel

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#Internet #Firms# Profits #Stamp #Out #Child #Abuse #Images

The Guardian: Internet firms should use profits to stamp out child abuse images, says police chief. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwvML1xTU https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/24/internet-firms-should-use-profits-to-stamp-out-child-abuse-images-says-police-chief Internet companies should reinvest some of their “eye-watering” profits into efforts to stamp out child abuse images online, a chief constable has said. Mike Barton challenged firms to do more to stop the content appearing

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The internet is no place to make a convincing argument

http://www.theframeworks.com/blog/2016/08/10/the-internet-is-no-place-for-reasoned-debate A large part of the problem is that it’s easy to act brave behind the shield of a keyboard and computer screen. On Facebook, comments are not even anonymous; your name and profile picture precede your comments. Yet some people still feel protected enough to be aggressive. Despite the lack

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