Grants:IdeaLab/Defining harassment and studying the extend of its effect to eliminate the cause.

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Defining harassment and studying the extend of its effect to eliminate the cause.
The important point is to first define the harassment itself. Freedom of one can be misrepresented as the harassment of the other. There for harassment has to be identified from others like criticism and open debates. Impersonation is the most dangerous harassment to an individual and therefore measures has to be taken to confine the accounts of the propagator based on other users feedbacks.
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created on18:26, Saturday, June 11, 2016 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

Often harassment is misunderstood for trivial issues and for others freedom of expression. The aim is to study about different levels of harassment and its effects and remedies.

What is your solution?[edit]

Through this idea we might be able to address harassment in some context and to find solution systematically. By identifying impersonation as the main harassment, the account of the impersonator may be found and terminated permanently.

Project goals[edit]

Impersonation can be identified from feeds from different users and from the activity and signing up of the accused account. Later the posts or pictures of the accounts may be compared along with the dates of its posting. From this the harassing account may be identified to an extent and dealt with.

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