Internet trolls targeted with new legal guidelines

Internet trolls targeted with new legal guidelines
 

Internet trolls who create derogatory hashtags or post doctored images to humiliate others could face prosecution in England and Wales.
Inciting people to harass others online, known as virtual mobbing, could also result in court action, under new Crown Prosecution Service guidance.
It also highlights those who post people's personal information, such as bank details - known as doxxing.
The new rules aim to help police identify online crimes more easily.
'Sexting' ruling But the CPS says it will use "considerable caution" before charging those posting "grossly offensive"... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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