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The first lady and the vice president are among the latest public figures to have their private information posted on a mysterious website, and the Secret Service has joined the investigation into the postings that include documents from people ranging from rapper Jay-Z to the head of the FBI.  (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Bye Bye, Bile? Websites Try to Nix Nasty Comments

Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there you have it: A recipe for the worst of online comments, scourge of the Internet.

12/26/2013

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Poll: ‘Just Kidding’ Doesn’t Absolve Racist, Sexist Online Comments

In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.

11/20/2013