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The Case of the Tasteless T-Shirts That Created the Internet As We Know It

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September 5, 2019
David Kalat
ThinkSet

How Trolling and a New Law in the Mid-1990s Changed the Internet

The story of the internet is in no small part a story of trolls—angry, anonymous users exploiting the power of networked resources to cause others harm.

In the 1990s, a troll known as Ken ZZ03 left an indelible mark, and a resulting lawsuit is arguably the most important court case in the history of the Information Age. The effects of Ken ZZ03’s actions are still being felt.

Read the article in ThinkSet.

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