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Mr. Obama, Tear Down This Liability Shield

Online trolls have launched another barrage of attacks in the strange, petty little war over “ethics in journalism” we call GamerGate.

Perennial troll targets Anita Sarkeesian and Zoe Quinn caused the latest escalation by testifying to the UN about the toxic effects of online harassment and the need for something to be done about it.

As a result, we’ve seen a wave of bizarre, hysterical conspiracy theories claiming that very soon the Internet will become a centralized service ruled by UN censors with an iron fist. (Something that is logistically, technologically and legally impossible — and if it were possible, would not suddenly happen overnight because of GamerGate.)

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