“A Google offshoot called Jigsaw declared war on trolls, launching a project to defeat online harassment using machine learning.”

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/googles-troll-fighting-ai-now-belongs-world/https://www.wired.com/2017/02/googles-troll-fighting-ai-now-belongs-world/

On the one hand, troll activity in comments fields of websites is a real problem.  On the other hand, depending on how a tool like this is used, we could experience a proliferation of automated political correctness enforcers run amok.

Excerpt:

Despite that impulse to create an increasingly necessary “safe space” for online discussions, critics of Conversation AI have argued that it could itself represent a form of censorship, enabling an automated system to delete comments that are either false positives (the insult “nasty woman,” for instance, took on a positive connotation for some, after then-candidate Donald Trump used the phrase to describe Hillary Clinton) or in a gray area between freewheeling conversation and abuse.

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