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# Internet Trolls

Last year
# unaffected
Wales' Liam Williams brushes off ‘internet trolls’
The star was targeted following news of his Scarlets exit.
All time
# Hitting back
'The online abuse I get is upsetting,' says James McClean
Irish international speaks out against trolls.
# Internet Trolls
Here's why it's not ok to slag Ed Sheeran for quitting social media
Keep your ginger busker jeers to yourself.
# trolling
Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying
“I was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”
Column: Why internet trolls exist and why they're unlikely to go away
Ciarán Mc Mahon writes on the theories behind internet trolling and explains why, as long as there is a free and open internet, they’re probably not going to go away.
# YouWho?
Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name
Video site YouTube has started asking users to provide their real names when commenting. Some of the reasons they allow you to give for declining prove interesting.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland legislate against internet trolls?
The Government has no specific plans to follow the UK’s crackdown on internet “trolls”. How do you feel about the issue?