Govt Spends $500,000 Fighting Online Trolls
The U.S. government hopes to take on internet trolls by researching internet histories with taxpayer-funded research.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding a research project at Northwestern University that could “make a significant impact by empowering the internet community to combat the online trolling problem.”
“Organized trolling has become a serious problem in today’s Internet; some argue that it can have a profound impact on the society,” the grant announcement says. – READ MORE