Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with artificial intelligence software.
Staff who maintain the news homepages on Microsoft's MSN website and its Edge browser - used by millions of Britons every day - have been told that they will be no longer be required because robots can now do their jobs.
Out of a total of 481 registered cases of digital rights violations, 115 involved threats and endangering security. There were 95 cases of insults and unfounded accusations.
The report noted there had been more arrests of late of people accused of threatening online space, but few have been sentenced while those who were received relatively mild punishments.
A controversial TV personality has been detained in Istanbul over footage in which he was seen torturing a parrot.