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America launched online trolling program
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America launched online trolling program

SpiritSpirit Disabled
edited July 2012 in General

The government of the United States has suddenly decided that the best weapon against terrorists would be trolls. The local media reported that after testing out their commandos and deadly flying robots, the State Department of the United States of America has unleashed its trolls. Source:

...a programme known as Viral Peace aims to engage with those they deem as extremists or potential extremists on various websites and message boards. They intend to use "logic, humour, satire, [and] religious arguments, not just to confront [extremists], but to undermine and demoralise them." Source:

What’s the plan? Wired explains that instead of engaging in traditional warfare, this initiative is going to try to “annoy, frustrate and humiliate denizens of online extremist forums.” Source:

The thought here is, if you take away the ego boosts and instead, troll, make fun of, and break jihadis souls online--they won't develop followings to support them in terrorist acts. Source:

Pro trolling launched by US government? :)


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