Australian authorities powerless against online death threats

Anonymous abusers are apparently getting away with obscene and violent bullying tactics against teenagers in Western Australia because they are doing the cyber bullying on a US-based website.Despite spurious and nasty allegations and death threats, the teenagers have been advised to get new phone numbers and a lawyer.The website in question purports to be a forum for people to complain about anyone.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/06/20/2603745.htmAlso see:Australian authorities powerless against abusive website
It contains spurious allegations, death threats and abuse against Australian teenagers, but a website is apparently untouchable by Australian authorities because it’s based in the United States. Those targeted on the website have been told to get a lawyer.
http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2008/s2603464.htm

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