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Women who are active online regularly face down trolls and threats, but they’re starting to fight back. And for one Australian man, an abusive online comment has resulted in real world consequences.

Feminist writer Clementine Ford, who often bears the brunt of vitriol on social media, was called a “slut” by Michael Nolan on Facebook.

The original comment was posted by Nolan on Nov. 25, in response to a post where Ford called out another man for making degrading comments.

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