Cyber Harassment Courant: New HI, AZ Laws and 2011 Statistics

Arizona, Hawaii Pass Once Controversial Cyber Crime Measures Hawaii and Arizona joined the growing list of states passing legislation to address cyber harassment, after initially triggering widespread controversy.  In Hawaii, there was a great backlash against a proposal that ISPs keep at least two years of browsing history for its customers which was abandoned while…

Internet Law Center Announces Victory against Serial Cyber Defamer; Calls for Legislative Action

Internet Law Center Announces Victory against Serial Cyber Defamer; Calls for Legislative Action SANTA MONICA, CA–Nov. 15, 2011—The Internet Law Center, a law firm based in Santa Monica, California, announced today it had achieved a significant victory for its client Hopscotch Adoptions, Inc. (www.hopscotchadoptions.org) of High Point, North Carolina in a federal defamation action against Vanessa Kachadurian…

The Unbearable Unawareness of Cyber-Harassment

Yet this conference occurs at a time when each year 1.5 million Americans are victims of cyber-harassment that will (in one in four cases) last two years or more. Cyber-harassment is a huge calamity for the victims who will suffer extreme emotional distress and have their reputation stained and career threatened by an outrageous statement or revelation of their private information that will populate any Google search about them