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Oh, the Rickroll

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The Hyperlink's Fatal Flaw

By the time the hyperlink hit its teenage years, it started to act out a bit. At first it was just harmless pranks. But then they went a bit off the rails. Sure, some were still in the hands of researchers, nonprofits and enthusiasts. But they also became the tools of trolls, misogynists, alt-right Nazis and Donald Fucking Trump.