The 85-page paper, leaked by a Google employee, claims that cyber harassment, racism and people venting their frustrations are 'eroding' free speech online. The leaked Google documents suggest that the tech giant wants increased censorship of the internet and believes other internet firms should police debate online.
Although people have long been racist, sexist and hateful in many other ways, they weren't empowered by the internet to recklessly express their views with abandon. The research includes recommendations on how best to police content and organise online comment sections, such as guidelines on how to behave and a different way to organise search results that identify contentious search results.
From petty name-calling to more threatening behavior, harassment is an unwelcome component of life online for all too many users. With sustained stalking and one-off incidents defining the spectrum, some experiences are easier to escape than others.
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