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Twitter, rape threats and why do trolls, troll?

Good news, admirable citizenry, and productive activism which was not specifically about Jane Austen but rather the 'microcosm of female representation'. Over the last few days though, the story of this well-intentioned campaign was hijacked by some odious internet trolls - specifically Twitter users who, it would seem overwhelmed with self-loathing, stupidity and brimming with pathetic vitriol, issued rape and death threats to Caroline Criado-Perez and a supporter, Labour MP Stella Creasy.
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