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Are trolls ruining the Internet for everyone else?
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"How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet" is this week's Time cover story. From Gamergate to Leslie Jones being hounded off Twitter by racist harassment, women and minorities in particular often find the Internet a frightening place to be. But others argue that "safe space" is synonymous with censorship, and argue for free speech, no matter how ugly. Do #TrollsRuinTheWeb? Or should you #GrowThickerSkin? VOTE below!

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Are trolls ruining the Internet for everyone else?
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Some people just accept trolls as part of Internet life, and argue that is what the block button is for.
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Joel Stein, the author of the article, was immediately subjected to a torrent of anti-Semitic harassment in response to his piece. If people can't even discuss the negative effects of trolling without being harassed, maybe they've won.
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In an anonymous poll, more than half of the female writers on staff at Time magazine have considered quitting their jobs because of the harassment they face online.
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From Black Twitter to Iran's Green Revolution, the web has provided important space for activism and community. The answer to bad speech is more speech.
FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Are trolls ruining the Internet for everyone else?
#TrollsRuinTheWeb
A festive crown for the winner
#GrowThickerSkin