Trolls. I came across this news article about internet trolls and the harassment they often serve up. Some of these folks are harmless and may often be worth a laugh or two because they are so stupid, but not always. There is a dark side to these shenanigans. Posting to blogs, threads on message boards with the intent to defame, annoy others anonymously is against federal law in the US. In this case, trolls were harassing families that suffered the tragic loss of a child. Horrible things were being posted on line about their deaths. Towards the end Parry Aftab the executive director of wiredsaftey.org speaks about internet laws and people who harass others on the net. Here is the link.