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Microsoft is trying harder to silence internet haters

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The internet is undoubtedly one of most important technical advances ever, but it’s not always a very nice place.

It’s the home of trolls and haters, a place where famous people andordinary people alike are often subject to shocking threats, insults, and having their personal information published online (a practice known as doxing.)

It’s a thorny problem for social-media sites like Twitter, which would rather protect free speechinstead of police speech, and Facebook, where like-minded people can gather and affirm each other.

But Microsoft is taking harder stance against hate speech. On Friday it said it wants to make it easier for people to report online abuse in its consumer communities, which includes everything from the internet search engine Bing to gaming community Xbox Live. – READ MORE

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