trolling

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trolling

(1) Posting derogatory or false messages on social media. See Internet troll, bot and doxing.

(2) Using patents to generate income. See patent troll.

(3) Hanging around in a chat room without saying anything, like a "Peeping Tom." See troll.
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trolling

Flying random patterns by EW/ELINT/ECM (electronic warfare/electronic intelligence/electronic countermeasures) aircraft to try and trigger a response from hostile emitters and then detecting the same.
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