I'm not that old, but i'm not that young either. I was an adult when the internet came into being. Wether it's the degree of vitriol observed in supposedly intelligent naratives of competing technologies, or the more base and disturbing trolling, we have a commonality: annonimity.
Without the risk of being identified, confronted or other repercussions and unconstrained by accountability, a culture of cowardice has emerged. I for one strive to be in print who I am in person. Manners, fairness, a sense of ethics and morality and playing the ball not the man is the essence of integrity and too often lacking in online conversations.
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