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Entries for July, 2007

Anonymous Speech & The Future of Internet Trolls

Yesterday, a friend was complaining about Internet Trolls, those annoying occasional inhabitants of message boards, blog comments and so forth, that exist merely to incite and inflame rather than participate or inform. The Irony Oddly enough, it’s quite possible trolls may help hasten the demise of some venues for anonymous speech and become not only [...]

Watch Your ‘Bot

I’m in big trouble. Actually, I’m in big trouble twice. One of my ‘bots, or automated personal agents if you like, hit an auction site and instead of just getting the lowest price on an item I want, it bid on all available items of that type. I now owe $24,572.38 to various vendors. If [...]

  
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