All over the Internet this afternoon is this story about a British man who won a libel suit in the
Cyberbullying, in all of its forms, is a terrible problem and is on the rise!
My son has been the victim of a similar cyberbullying stunt orchestrated by some classmates at his middle school. Two boys created an imposter Myspace profile including his photo and other personal details in order to harass and intimidate him. Upon deeper exploration, we uncovered an entire network of bullies being managed by middle school children in our community, existing only for the purpose of hurting classmates.
To make matters worse, no system was evolved enough to remedy this situation. To date, there are no laws in the
There is a growing movement of parents, educators, legislators, and law enforcement officials taking an interest in the issue of cyberbullying. We are trying to have a hearty dialogue about the severity of the issue and we are trying to create meaningful policy to protect victims and punish perpetrators. Hopefully this legal victory in the