Posts Tagged ‘troll’

Court Rules That “Patent Troll” is Opinion, Not Defamation

By Joe Mullin Free speech in the patent world saw a big win on Friday, when the New Hampshire Supreme Court held that calling someone a “patent troll” doesn’t constitute defamation. The court’s opinion [PDF] is good news for critics of abusive patent litigation, and anyone who values robust public debate around patent policy. The […]

Podcast Ep 7: Behind Israel’s troll army

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 5 July 2019 On episode 7, Nora Barrows-Friedman and Asa Winstanley host a discussion about Act.IL, an online influence campaign funded by the Israeli government. They are joined by Michael Bueckert, who’s been behind some of the most vital research on the group, publishing much of it to his […]

‘World Cup for India, Tea Cup for Pakistan’: Indian fans troll rivals after crushing cricket victory

The wave of jubilation swept across Indian social media as the national men’s cricket team scored an impressive win over arch-rival Pakistan on Sunday. The victory at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester, Britain had coincided with Father’s Day in India, which added to the celebrations. Fans hailed the players’ performance, reserving extra praise […]

Paragliding “Troll” Has Allegedly Been Terrorizing English Town by Flying Low and Shouting Insults

For the past couple of years, the people of Bexhill-on-Sea, in the UK, have had to put up with the antics of an “evil” paraglider who likes nothing more than to intimidate them by flying super low over their heads and shouting all kinds of obscenities. Last week, Sussex Police and the Civil Aviation Authority […]

Sandy Hook Troll Pozner Sets His Sights on Deplatforming WordPress Users And The New York Times Is Helping

The New York Times published an article on Aug. 13, 2018 titled “This Company Keeps Lies About Sandy Hook on the Web.” The subject of the article is Leonard Pozner’s fight against platforms that call Sandy Hook a hoax, using outlandish copyright claims and claiming dangerous content is proliferated on the web that goes against the […]

Listen: Israel scans troll websites to decide who can enter

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 3 May 2018 On this episode of The Electronic Intifada Podcast: Israel denies entry to the executive director and board chair of the Center for Constitutional Rights, using false information from Zionist blacklisting websites; author Sunaina Maira explains why the academic boycott is growing in popularity across US universities […]

State Department Gets $40 Million to Fund New Propaganda Troll Farm

February 27, 2018 By Jason Ditz On Monday, the US State Department announced that it had obtained $40 million from the Pentagon to fund a new propaganda and disinformation campaign through the “Global Engagement Center.” While the Global Engagement Center was initially conceived of as resisting foreign propaganda efforts, the new […]

State Department troll farm uses ‘Russian menace’ to justify huge cash infusion

     The U.S. State Department will increase its online trolling capabilities and up its support for meddling in other countries. The Hill reports: The State Department is launching a $40 million initiative to crack down on foreign propaganda and disinformation amid widespread concerns about future Russian efforts to interfere in elections. The department announced Monday […]

Hysteria: Is that Russia troll farm an act of war?

     According to the indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election. On divisive racial and religious issues, the trolls took both sides. In the presidential election, the trolls favored Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Donald Trump, […]

Is That Russia Troll Farm an Act of War?

According to the indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election. On divisive racial and religious issues, the trolls took both sides. In the presidential election, the trolls favored Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Donald Trump, and […]

St.Petersburg police arrested “Kremlin Troll” hours after speaking to foreign journalists

nsnbc : Marat Mindiyarov, a self-confessed former employee of Russia’s infamous “troll factory” was arrested in St. Petersburg on Sunday, hours after he was […]

Alleged troll factory mastermind and 12 other Russians charged with US. election meddling

nsnbc : Delivering on his initial mandate by the Justice Department, U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed the details of what is described as […]

Pentagon Unveil ‘Troll Army’ To Spread American Propaganda Online

The Pentagon have deployed hundreds of soldiers to work within the US Army’s new ‘troll division’ – a unit tasked with spreading pro-American propaganda online.  According to white papers published on the Federal Business Opportunities website on Wednesday, the US Military wants a new intelligence tool so that soldiers working within the troll division can better […]

‘Russian Troll’ Turns Out To Be Glasgow Security Guard

On Monday, crowdfunded journalism outlet Byline published an article detailing a “complicated” analysis of Twitter page @didgery77332nd, also known as ‘Smoo,’ concluding it’s a “fair assessment” that Smoo is a “foreign-based troll pushing Russian messaging.” The supposed ‘Russian troll’ takedown comes amid recent unfounded claims that Russian bots sought to influence the Brexit referendum. However, […]

India Mimics America and Hints at a Russian Twitter Troll Conspiracy

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New Details About A ‘Troll Farm’ Shed Light On Russia’s Election Meddling

The secretive factory had several components, including a “Russian desk,” a “foreign desk,” a “Facebook desk,” and a “Department of Provocations,” according to the former troll, who went by the name, “Maxim.” The Russian desk operated bots and trolls that used fake social-media accounts to flood the internet with pro-Trump messages and made-up news. The foreign […]

Russian troll factory uses good-old Soviet-style subversion

nsnbc : The activities of the Kremlin’s troll factory up to the 2016 U.S. elections included stoking racial tensions, funding activist campaigns and organizing […]

Russia’s Troll Army – How The Propaganda Factory Operates

An undercover journalist and activist has won symbolic damages against a secretive Russian agency after infiltrating the organisation and exposing the inner workings of the “propaganda factory”. Lyudmila Savchuk sued the pro-Kremlin Internet Research Agency for breaching labour laws after she was unmasked as a reporter and fired by the company. “I am very happy […]

Putin’s Propaganda Machine: Russian "Troll Bots" and the Alt-Right Speak With One Scripted and Irrational Voice

Christopher Jon Bjerknes It is blatantly obvious that the Alt-Right is an organ of the Putin Propaganda Machine and helps to script its irrational and suicidal message. It is also clear that the Alt-Right is working for the Israel-Russia Zionist-Communist Axis against the West. The following two paragraphs from an article in The Daily Beast […]

Putin’s Propaganda Machine: Russian "Troll Bots" and the Alt-Right Speak With One Scripted and Irrational Voice

Christopher Jon Bjerknes It is blatantly obvious that the Alt-Right is an organ of the Putin Propaganda Machine and helps to script its irrational and suicidal message. It is also clear that the Alt-Right is working for the Israel-Russia Zionist-Communist Axis against the West. The following two paragraphs from an article in The Daily Beast […]

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