From Twitter to patents, trolls are a menace. But knowing your enemy is invaluable. How much do you know about trolls?
Which Internet troll/hacker was jailed this year for revealing a security flaw on an AT&T website?
- Charlie Miller
- Kevin Poulsen
- Jake Davis
- Andrew Auernheimer
Who was the troll who was sentenced for harassing former MP Louise Mensch?
- George Zimmerman
- Frank Zuckerberg
- Frank Zimmerman
- Frank Zappa
Where does the term trolling come from?
- Argot of US pilots in Vietnam
- Usenet users invented it
- No one really knows
- The movie Trollhunter
What is the more polite term for a patent troll?
- Patent Assertion Entities
- Patent Access Authorities
- Patent Patent Pilferers
- Peter Piper Picked A Peck Of Perfect Patents
According to Rackspace, who is “the most notorious patent troll in America”?
- Erich Spangenberg
- Parallel Iron
Why did Caroline Criado-Perez receive rape threats over Twitter?
- She labelled Edward Snowden a traitor
- She ate a kitten
- She donated £100,000 to the Tory Party
- She led a campaign to get a woman’s face on a bank note
What’s the name of the start-up, backed by Google and NetApp, hoping to take the fight to patent litigators?
- TrollHunters Inc.
- Stand Up To Trolls
- Unified Patents
- United Patents
Which MP received threats of physical and sexual violence in July 2013 after she expressed support for Caroline Criado-Perez?
- Stella Creasy
- Louise Mensch
- Ed Balls
- David Davis
Why was 18-year-old Sam Busby given a suspended jail sentence last year?
- He sent abusive messages about David Cameron’s children
- He posted pictures of himself nude to the Murdoch family over phone hacking
- He made sexual comments about missing child April Jones
- He called Nigel Farage a four-letter word repeatedly over Twitter
Mary Beard, notable historian, was labelled as what by one troll in July 2013 before being named and shamed?
- A filthy old slut
- A Hitler-loving loser
- A slutty filthbag
- A smiley-faced idiot
Which British law is often used in prosecutions of Internet trolls in the UK?
- Communications Data Act
- Communications Act
- Defamation Act.
- Libel Act
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has set up an anti-patent troll programme. What’s it called?
- Trolling Effects
- Troll Watch
- Trolling Affects
- Troll Hunting
TRUE or FALSE: According to UK court guidelines, people who post criminal comments while drunk can avoid trial, if they apologise and make amends?
TRUE or FALSE: Just like mythical trolls, Internet trolls turn into stone if they see sunlight?
Back in the 90s, AOL was sued by a man named Kenneth M. Zeran in a case that largely came about as a result of trolling. What major event did it focus on?
- The Monica Lewinsky scandal
- The start of the Gulf War
- The Oklahoma bombing
- The re-election of Bill Clinton
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