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FTC reportedly planning sweeping probe of patent trolls

Agency's investigation will include questions about whether patent assertion entities coordinate their lawsuits, The New York Times reports.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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Hobbits, trolls, and elves invade Google Chrome

Indulge your inner Hobbit with the "Journey through Middle-earth" interactive experience from Google. But beware of Hill-trolls!

By Nov. 28, 2013

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Congress should avoid knee-jerk reactions to patent trolls

commentary Yes, patent trolls are a big problem, but recent legislative proposals are poorly thought out and won't resolve the issue.

By Nov. 9, 2013

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China to curtail trademark trolls

China says it will make a greater effort to stamp out companies such as Proview, which sued Apple earlier this year for the use of the iPad name.

By Dec. 24, 2012

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Friday Poll: Should Web sites turn off comments to combat trolls?

With the phenomenon of rude Internet trolls continuing unabated, Popular Science shuts down comments on its site in reaction to all the negativity.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Obama to target patent trolls with executive actions

President to ask Congress and the U.S. Patent Office for new rules and legislation amid concerns the system is being abused and competition is being squelched.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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When Internet trolls attack: A view from the receiving end

One well-known science site recently turned off reader comments due to trolls and spambots. The host of CNET TV show Rumor Has It, who has dealt with her share of online abuse, ponders the move.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Jimmy Kimmel gets celebrities to humiliate Twitter trolls

In what is becoming an uplifting series, celebrities such as Elizabeth Moss, Russell Brand, and Gwen Stefani read out some of the nasty things people have sent to them on Twitter. Moss even offers a curt reply.

By May. 11, 2013

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Apple the top target for patent trolls in past 5 years, study says

A new study from PatentFreedom puts Apple at the top of the list of companies that have been targeted in patent lawsuits by companies without products.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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HTC Zara 4.5-inch Android leak trolls HTC boss

The mid-range HTC Zara has leaked with a dual-core processor and cutting-edge Android 4.3 onboard.

By Aug. 20, 2013