In the bitter fight against the scourge of cyberharassment of tennis players on social networks, the Roland-Garros tournament may have just scored important points. The policy of providing legal aid to athletes faced with the flood of abusive messages and threats from frustrated punters to file complaints has been in place for several years has shown some limitations. The French Tennis Federation has therefore set up this year an unprecedented device supposed to effectively protect athletes.
- Roland Garros Men's Singles
- Roland Garros Women's Singles
The principle is simple: the player scans a flashcode provided by the tournament and "entrusts" the management of the received messages to a platform that will filter them via extremely elaborate algorithms. A kind of computer firewall. "All comments are analyzed in real time. It is not a question of censorship, we have every right to criticize a player by being respectful, but the system, very effective, blocks all messages deemed toxic, "assures...
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