Cyberbully verdict poses question of online identity

Is lying about one’s identity on the Internet now a crime?The verdict on Wednesday in the MySpace cyberbullying case raised a variety of questions about the terms that users agree to when they log on to Web sites.

While the Internet’s anonymity was used in this case as a cloak to bully Megan, other users say they have perfectly good reasons to construct false identities online, if only to help protect against the theft of personal information, for example.
http://nytimes.com/2008/11/28/us/28internet.html
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