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Facing Online Trolling Sandy Hook Victim's Family Moves to Trademark Name
Such "name property" was relatively rare in the intellectual property space, but has grown fast in digital age, in part because celebrities now have to contend not only with businesses looking to cash in on their name, but also online trolls/griefers …
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Law Enforcement Is Treating Online Trolling Like a Serious Crime
Though it's still difficult for people dealing with online harassment to get help from police, there is one kind of online troll that the police aren't ignoring anymore. These are swatters, people who call in SWAT teams on their targets for the lulz. A …
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YouTube Networks Sue Music Service For "Copyright Trolling"
"Copyright troll" is a term used to describe entities that make their money by claiming — in the courtroom or outside of it — that content producers or other companies are infringing on their copyrights. It's what two of the biggest YouTube producers …
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Google and Facebook Have Already Solved Twitter's Trolling Problem for It

Google and Facebook Have Already Solved Twitter's Trolling Problem for It
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said this week his company has to do more to combat the bullies—or trolls—that can make expressing an opinion on Twitter so disheartening. The renewed focus on trolling is intended to prevent users from throwing their hands …
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What happened when I confronted my cruellest troll
There's a term for this brand of gratuitous online cruelty: we call it internet trolling. Trolling is recreational abuse – usually anonymous – intended to waste the subject's time or get a rise out of them or frustrate or frighten them into silence …
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'Vinegar Valentines' show trolling is nothing new
Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo recently admitted in a leaked memo to staff how serious a problem online abuse and trolling on Twitter was, one that the social network has so far failed to tackle. Certainly the problem of online abuse has been …
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FINDING ANNOYING SQUEAKERS IN MINECRAFT (Minecraft Trolling)

Who knew that it was so hard to find a squeaker in Minecraft! Enjoy the Minecraft trolling! Smack the HELL out of that Like button to show your support! DIRECTOR’S CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/.
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Anonymous make their return in Advanced Warfare! Enjoy the hilarious Call of Duty trolling! Smack the HELL out of that Like button to show your support! DIRE…

Latest Trolling News

How to Troll Islamic State Like a Pro
Some U.S. officials and private citizens have also tried to strike back online with one of the Internet age's most potent weapons: trolling. Can insults and snark succeed where more measured propaganda has failed? Here are some of the better efforts to …
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India beats Pakistan: 7 WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter messages trolling
Soon after India registered yet another victory against traditional rivals, numerous jokes trolling Pakistan started doing the round on the internet; some of them targeting Pakistani players. Here are seven jokes going viral on Twitter, Facebook and …
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Stray Shots: Drake May Be Trolling Cash Money & On Peak Kanye West
Why would Drake, who talks about loyalty an awful, awful lot go to such lengths to make the release seem troll-y? A super late drop one night after your mixtape was teased as coming weeks from now. Then there's the content. On one joint he talks that …
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This Week in Political Trolling: Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Keep it Sarcastic

This Week in Political Trolling: Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Keep it Sarcastic
If political trolling is an art, Rand Paul may well be its Pablo Picasso. When it comes to the act of gleefully using the Internet to intentionally provoke or anger someone, Paul is second to none, and this week he proved that once again by going after …
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How an Internet trolling victim bonded with her worst troll
In 2013, author and former Jezebel columnist Lindy West wrote an article about Internet trolling—an issue she said is "part of her job" due to responses to articles about such topics as feminism and rape jokes—that included an intense accusation …
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