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Forum trolling is

the practice of lingering in a chat room or forum and reading the posts instead of contributing to the discussion, often used to denote a "spy" who observes what is being said or discussed and then reports that information to authorities or who attempts to maliciously disrupt conversations or agitate users in a forum or chat room.[1]

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  1. Freedom House, Freedom on the Net: A Global Assessment of Internet and Digital Media 114 (Apr. 1, 2009) (full-text).

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