“The democratising potential has not been fulfilled”.

/“The democratising potential has not been fulfilled”.

And won’t be, while women (and others, though the article is specifically about women) who speak up about issues online are still subjected to torrents of abuse.

(Note that this article ultimately seems to endorse using real names in online interactions. I’m not a fan of enforced real name policies because I think they can be just as disenfranchising as pure, unmoderated anonymity. Still.)

2016-11-17T20:09:26+00:004th October, 2014|Tags: culture, internet|Comments Off on “The democratising potential has not been fulfilled”.