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Combat online bullying with troll scores?

Combat online bullying with troll scores?

Nicholas Thompson, editor-in-chief of WIRED, discusses combating cyberbullying, CCPA and tech "fashion":

What is a "troll score" and is it a realistic way to combat online bullying?

Something that Kayvon Beykpour, head of product at Twitter and I talked about, and the thought was: Twitter doesn't give you a lot of disincentives to be a jerk online. But what if there were a way to measure how much of a jerk someone is and put it right in their profile? Wouldn't that help? I think it's a pretty good idea. Though, you can see the arguments against it.

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act and will it affect consumers outside of California?

The new law went into effect at the beginning of the year. Much like GDPR in Europe, it gives consumers a lot of rights over their data. You can write to a company and say: "delete my data" or "tell me what you have." But what's interesting is it applies to people in California, but because the companies will have to deal with them, they will make it easier for people in other states, too.

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Once something becomes called a "trendy corporate tech uniform," it's time to sell.


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