cyber bullying

New York News
2:23 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

High Court: Albany County Cyberbullying Law Invalid

New York's highest court has ruled that a local cyberbullying law in Albany County violates Constitutional free speech protections.

Tuesday’s  Court of Appeals ruling involves the case of a high school student who anonymously posted photographs of fellow students on Facebook along with personal details and offensive descriptions of their supposed sexual beahvior.

The teen was charged with violating  a 2010 county law prohibiting cyberbullying.

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Capital Region News
3:44 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Guilderland HS Suspends YouTube Cyberbullies

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Authorities are investigating a case of Video Bullying involving a suburban Albany school.

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Capital Region News
3:40 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

3rd Challenge To Albany Cyberbullying Law

Cyberbullying is on the rise locally and nationally - many parents have lost young teens who chose to end their lives rather than face constant harassment on social media. But Albany County's groundbreaking law against Cyberbullying is being hauled before an appellate court, for a third time.

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Science & Technology
3:04 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Cyberbullying Law Shields Teachers From Student Tormentors

Originally published on Tue February 19, 2013 12:33 pm

Ganging up on classmates online can get students suspended.

But sometimes teachers are the target of cyberbullying, and in North Carolina, educators have said enough is enough. State officials have now made it a crime to "intimidate or torment" teachers online.

Chip Douglas knew something was up with his 10th-grade English class. When he was teaching, sometimes he'd get a strange question and the kids would laugh. It started to make sense when he learned a student had created a fake Twitter account using his name.

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