Are There ‘Good’ Trolls?

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‘Wanted’ posters. Your local neighbourhood watch. CrimeStoppers. There’s a long tradition of citizens assisting law enforcement in reporting illegal activities and identifying criminals.

In part one of the ‘What Happens Next?’ podcast’s investigation into digital vigilantism, host Dr Susan Carland and her expert guests examined the ways that behaviour can go awry, sometimes even translating into real-world violence. In part two of this series, you’ll learn whether or not digital vigilantism can be used for good – and what you should do if you encounter it.

Join Monash University Criminologist Dr Lennon Chang; Monash Dr Mark Howard, a philosopher working in the Monash Data Futures Institute; Monash alumnus and violent extremism expert Dr Josh Roose; and journalist Ginger Gorman, author of ‘Troll Hunting’.

Wondering if the concept of “an eye for an eye” still has a place in our changing world? Check out our short documentary: “A Different Lens: The Question of Retaliation”.

‘What Happens Next?’ will be back next week with a new topic.

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