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Response to Kaleko (Reply #48)

Tue Feb 7, 2012, 05:05 PM

50. Interesting, thank you. Another interesting aspect of online bullying, which came up

a couple of years ago when a female blogger was bullied by swarms of mostly men, is that it is most often women who are the targets of such bullying. As a result, many women choose names that do not identify them as women.

Don't know if you are familiar with that case. She was one of the first bloggers to report or threaten to report, the relentless, online attacks on her and the harm it did to her as a person. The excuses made, initially, were that she was 'obnoxious', a 'know-it-all' etc. and I guess 'deserved it', typical excuses which even if true, are not an excuse anyway.



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