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Articles tagged with: baiting

When Trolling Goes Too Far, Consequences Emerge

According to the Brisbane Times, a man has been jailed for 7.5 months and has five more to go before he is released. What was he jailed for? Trolling on Facebook. Now, when we think about trolling, we are usually thinking about the milder form of some guy using really dry humor to get a rise out of people. I’ll even admit to having trolled a few times over Internet forums because I find nothing wrong with dry humor, except that it sometimes annoys other people. However, 29-year-old Paul Hampson, the man who was jailed, took “trolling” to the extreme when he…