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Four Darknesses: Internet Being Manipulated, Deceived by Western Intel Trolls
Juan Cole

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Researchers on online behavior have shown that internet trolls (people who use insincere techniques to disrupt conversations) really are psychopaths, marked by narcissism, sadism, Machiavellianism. Researchers on online behavior have shown that Internet trolls (people who use insincere techniques to disrupt conversations) really are psychopaths, marked by narcissism, sadism, Machiavellianism.

Why Did Popular Science Can Its Comments Section?

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The editors of the science magazine's website last month announced they would no longer accept readers' comments under new articles. Why? Because studies suggest Internet "trolls" don't just spoil the chance for intellectual debate, they create doubt where there should be none.

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