UK Government Targets Internet ‘Trolls’ with Specialist Police Unit
The Home Office has dedicated £200,000 towards setting up the ‘hub’ in the hope it will see more web users tracked down and prosecuted for causing offence on social media.
A small team of officers will be dedicated to assessing reports of perceived abuse made to the police’s True Vision ‘hate crime’ reporting platform, which was used by pro-EU campaigners to claim Brexit had caused a wave of ‘hate crimes’. – READ MORE
Government is spending hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayer’s cash on first-ever police unit dedicated to tackling internet trolls.