US cyberbullying laws do little to deter behaviour, experts say

[McClatchy newspapers] Legal experts say the long-term impact of cyberbullying laws in America just beginning to take shapeHer enemies nicknamed her “Pork and Beans”. Eggs and thumbtacks were thrown at her car in August, police say. A week later, the 16-year-old St Peters, Missouri girl found a can of beans dumped on the car’s roof.Text messages, spurred by jealousy over a boy, soon filled the girl’s mobile phone. Then came vulgar voice mails; one caller even threatening rape.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/17/cyberbullying-laws-myspace-stalking

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