Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Czech trolls tend to be individuals who act on a voluntary basis, says journalist who analysed scene

Radio Prague |
9 September 2019

Just as in many other countries in the world the Czech online scene is filled with hateful comments and disinformation posing as news. The authors of this material are commonly referred to as "trolls" and their influence is increasingly seen as dangerous and divisive, potentially working on behalf of foreign actors. While this may be true in some cases it seems that the majority of the Czech troll scene is actually made up of individuals who do so voluntarily.