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A worm spread like wildfire across Tumblr on Monday, defacing pages on the blogging website with an abusive message penned by a notorious trolling crew. The outbreak was triggered by the GNAA, a group of anonymous troublemakers who get their kicks from winding up bloggers with offensive posts. Tumblr temporarily halted the …

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Mass trolling outbreak on Tumblr

And did anyone notice any difference?

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Re: Mass trolling outbreak on Tumblr

Yeah, there's already more than a little pee in the pool.

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I know the majority of tumblr is terrible, vain, brainwashed teenagers who post alot of shit, but to be fair tumblr itself is pretty good if you want a free blog with some good hosting, and your not just reposting the same old shit like 99% of other tumblr blogs.

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Tumblr also pays host to a fine (and often not so fine) selection of reasonably curated and largely advert-free pornography often serving some startlingly... uh, niche interests. In that respect they're a valuable part of the internet, and the bloggage can be quietly ignored.

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... one count of identity fraud ...

I commit that 'crime' on every website I login to.

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Re: ... one count of identity fraud ...

It is not illegal to assume an alias.

Using it to commit fraud is another matter entirely.

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