Two Pa. bills target sexting and cybe...

Two Pa. bills target sexting and cyberbullying

There are 2 comments on the York Dispatch story from May 5, 2011, titled Two Pa. bills target sexting and cyberbullying. In it, York Dispatch reports that:

Two state Republican lawmakers are pushing similar pieces of legislation to combat cyberbullying.

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Janene

New Holland, PA

#1 May 6, 2011
Protecting kids from becoming victims through prosecution? Interesting concept. How does it help a girl who has only shared a photo with her boyfriend to have that girl's nude photo exposed to school officials, DAs, court personnel and attorneys? THAT action would be abusive and traumatic. If there is no intent to harm, there is no crime. Representative Grove's intentions might be good, but the end result would CAUSE more harm than it would prevent. This is an extreme invasion of personal privacy and an example of goverment over reaching into what is really a family matter. Let's educate... not prosecute. One gives kids a leg up, the other drags them down. What has happened to common sense?
On second consideration

Annapolis, MD

#3 May 6, 2011
Bill should also exonerate persons who receive unsolicited explicit images.

No one should be charged with "possession" just because a bad guy/gal sent something to their phone.

You can't control or block incoming calls.

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