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.

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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Trolling has adverse effects and can affect anyone.
They enjoy the process of trolling. Traditionally trolls have felt that if they do not believe in what they are writing they are doing nothing wrong.
This kind of trolling I hav faced alone for two years.
Trolling is simply an act of insulting the dignity of the victims,' he said.
"Online trolling is of particular concern due to the harmful negative outcomes its victims experience," the study says.
The police and Crown Prosecution Service are taking trolling more seriously and have issued guidelines.
New Delhi [India], September 8 ( ANI ): The captain of Indian Women's Cricket team, Mithali Raj, was bashed on the social media for uploading what she described as a "postshoot selfie," but received loads of support in return, with her fans trolling the 'trolls'.
The volunteers, who are given a very small financial incentive (in one study, US$0.50), answer a battery of personality questions, as well as questions about their internet use and activities (frequency and length of time, and specific activities like chatting, debating, commenting and, of course, trolling).
The paper intents to highlight that the methodological analysis done in the past has treated wrongly the types of threats mentioned above and will focus on the case of weaponized trolling and how this threat has been counteracted.
Trolling is effective throughout most of the year in waters with large areas of open water.
Shantel Krebs, in addressing the need for this law, stated, "This practice of patent trolling is wrong and something we should take steps to fight against for small businesses here in South Dakota."