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Pew report: Online harassment remains major problem
Pew report: Online harassment remains major problem

Computers have the power to accelerate everything to the speed of light, even some of the most disliked human activities, according to a Pew Research Internet Project study that found that online harassment is endemic. The study, released this week, found that 40% of those surveyed said they have personally experienced some form of online harassment, ranging from name-calling to stalking to sexual harassment to being physically threatened. More than seven out of 10 respondents said they had seen such harassment happen to others. The figures get even more pronounced when broken down by age and gender. About two-thirds of younger Internet users, those between 18 and 29 years old, said they...

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