As the War On Trolls advances this was probably a fairly predictable move.
They might have included Ahern in the campaign more as a symbol than a practical act since Ahern hasn't been that popular for a while now.
I feel bad this happend so close to Water'z 12 anniversary.
If you look at what happened friday along with Linden Lab's new focus on game of skill gambling, it's pretty clear what direction the company is heading.
While I'm not one to universally label trolls as "bad", over the years some pretty terrible things happened in Violet so maybe it's time for this.