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Copyright trolls: domestic terrorists?

Merriam-Webster, “terrorism”:

Definition of TERRORISM

  • : the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion

 

Merriam-Webster, “terror”:

Definition of TERROR

  1. : a state of intense fear
    1. : one that inspires fear : scourge
    2. : a frightening aspect <the terrors of invasion>
    3. : a cause of anxiety : worry
    4. : an appalling person or thing; especially : brat
  2. : reign of terror
  3. : violent or destructive acts (as bombing) committed by groups in order to intimidate a population or government into granting their demands <insurrection and revolutionary terror>

 

In recent years public tend to perceive “terror” as #4. Nonetheless, this word has other valid meanings, and #1 and #2 precisely describe trolls’ methods.

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