I’m so proud of hard Brexiteers for reacting in such a calm manner to the Tory Brexit rebellion

They’re more furious than football fans who ring phone-in shows when their team’s lost

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Owen Jones: Online abuse must be curbed. But who decides where the line is drawn? | Owen Jones

While rightwing papers call for better regulation of social media, history shows us that when such crackdowns happen it is often the left that suffers the most

Few would deny the importance of tackling online hatred or child abuse content. The internet, after all, has become a key weapon for those who disseminate and incite hatred and violence against minorities, and for those who pose a horrifying threat to children. It is difficult, though, not to feel discomfort about three rightwing newspapers – the Sun, the Daily Mail and the Times – all leading on the perils of social media.

Related: Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

The press portrays the left as the perpetrators of online abuse, ignoring the open sewer of rightwing hatred online

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