While the internet is one of the greatest boons to mankind, many hate it for the fact that so many people post nothing but trash, and can get away with it because they’re anonymous. The modern vernacular calls these denizens “trolls,” and frankly, trying to fight their vitriol is a pretty futile exercise, something like trying to hold back the ocean with a broom.
If you want to know the standard of legal arguments among the copyright patent trolls, you need look no further than the Prenda case in Georgia.
Patent trolls who fail to prove their case in court could be forced to pay legal costs, if a new bipartisan bill comes into law.
The British High Court is to force Facebook to hand over the IP addresses of dozens of internet trolls who falsely accused a woman of being a pedophile.
Patent trolls could have cost US businesses as much as $500 billion in stock value over the last 20 years, according to Boston University researchers.
Facebook has contacted all Australian page administrators to remind them how to moderate objectionable content, after a spate of trolling on tribute sites.