Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday May 15, 2014

Curbing Online Abuse Isn’t Impossible

There is another editorial on the subject of curbing online abuse posted today at Wired. I know how much you guys like to debate this topic, so here you go.

The good news, though, is that Internet harassment can be combated and reduced. While the problem is far from solved, a few online communitiesآ—especially in the world of multiplayer gaming, which has long struggled with issues of incivility and abuseآ—have come up with some innovative techniques to deter harassers and sometimes even reform them.