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RyanORadio

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I am writing this letter because I want to raise public awareness about Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is a crime. The exploitation of online technology for deviant purposes continues to be a problem as legislators provide guidance and direction to local and state authorities confronted with “cyberbullying”. The “Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act,” proposed by California Congresswoman, Linda T. Sanchez in May of 2008, amended Chapter 41 of title 18 of the U.S. Code which criminalizes cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is deliberate and hostile behavior and is not only a problem for our kids but is also a problem for adults as well. The National Crime Prevention Council's definition of cyber-bullying is, "when the Internet, cell phones or other devices are used to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person”. Cyber harassment may occur by adult individuals posting rumors or gossip that instigate others to dislike and gang up on the target. by making them the subject of ridicule in forums, and posting false statements as fact while aimed at humiliation. I personally know someone who had a co-worker that use his pictures and name for an online dating site. Internet crimes can be reported to local authorities and can easily be reported to the FBI at www.ic3.gov . For more information about how you can help prevent cyberbullying log on to The National Crime Prevention Council’s website at www.ncpc.org/cyberbullying .

IF YOU ARE BEING HARRASSED IN ANY LOCAL DISCUSSION FORUMS, REPORT IT AT ONCE. YOU DON'T HAVE TO TAKE THIS!
MsMarie

Fresno, CA

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Report it to who the police? Yeah right, they can't do anything about it unless someone has threatened you.
Adult

Columbus, GA

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May 18, 2011
 
Yeah!

Since: Jul 10

Any town USA

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#20
May 18, 2011
 
Hmm, That's funny. Seems like the bill stalled in congress back in October 2010 See here...
http://www.brian-blackwell.com/2010/10/cyberb...

Not sure where you get your info from but as of yet it isn't a crime so quit blowing smoke!

Since: Jul 10

Any town USA

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May 18, 2011
 
Here is a list of reportable crimes from your posted ic3 website...Don't see cyberbullying on there.

Internet Crime Schemes
Current and ongoing Internet trends and schemes identified by the Internet Crime Complaint Center along with its description:

Auction Fraud
Auction Fraud — Romania
Counterfeit Cashier's Check
Credit Card Fraud
Debt Elimination
Parcel Courier Email Scheme
Employment/Business Opportunities
Escrow Services Fraud
Identity Theft
Internet Extortion
Investment Fraud
Lotteries
Nigerian Letter or "419"
Phishing/Spoofing
Ponzi/Pyramid
Reshipping
Spam
Third Party Receiver of Funds
cry some more

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LOL...whiners.
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some more crying please
Dear Cowboy

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cowboy67 wrote:
Hmm, That's funny. Seems like the bill stalled in congress back in October 2010 See here...
http://www.brian-blackwell.com/2010/10/cyberb...
Not sure where you get your info from but as of yet it isn't a crime so quit blowing smoke!
ummm! yes it is a crime -a federal crime -better google it.

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May 29, 2011
 
Dear Cowboy wrote:
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ummm! yes it is a crime -a federal crime -better google it.
Umm! Facts please. I googled it and NOTHING, If you have proof, prove it. According to the federal website the other dope posted, it is NOT. LOL

Since: Jul 10

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May 29, 2011
 
"This bill never became law. This bill was proposed in a previous session of Congress. Sessions of Congress last two years, and at the end of each session all proposed bills and resolutions that haven't passed are cleared from the books. Members often reintroduce bills that did not come up for debate under a new number in the next session."

Ref: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd...

Sooo many misinformed individuals out there!!!
purple flower

Columbus, GA

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cowboy67 wrote:
"This bill never became law. This bill was proposed in a previous session of Congress. Sessions of Congress last two years, and at the end of each session all proposed bills and resolutions that haven't passed are cleared from the books. Members often reintroduce bills that did not come up for debate under a new number in the next session."
Ref: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd...
Sooo many misinformed individuals out there!!!
okay then you just try it and see what happens,,,lol

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Jun 8, 2011
 
purple flower wrote:
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okay then you just try it and see what happens,,,lol
Sooo sad...The facts are placed in front of you and you still can't come to terms with the fact that the bill did not pass.

If I had a reason to bully you, I probably would due to your ignorance to the law or lack of it!

Now go crawl back under the rock you came from!
blue soap

Columbus, GA

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cowboy67 wrote:
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Sooo sad...The facts are placed in front of you and you still can't come to terms with the fact that the bill did not pass.
If I had a reason to bully you, I probably would due to your ignorance to the law or lack of it!
Now go crawl back under the rock you came from!
that's very intelligent...not!

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Jun 8, 2011
 
blue soap wrote:
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that's very intelligent...not!
That whole "not!" thing is so 1980's and really makes you sound intelligent {end sarchasm}

Now, go crawl under the rock you came out from under.
Sponge Bob Square Pants

Omaha, NE

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Jun 18, 2011
 
That's no way to talk to "patrick"
Sponge Bob Square Pants

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Jun 18, 2011
 
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Secret

Brea, CA

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Jul 29, 2011
 
What happens if someone is send you bad texts and you go back in forth and fhey file a police report; do you get fined or charged?
no rock needed

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#35
Aug 24, 2011
 
See cowboy 67, that is the whole need for the cyber bulling act, because of smart tails like yourself that love to cute people down.. and that under the rock things is like ssoooo gay..

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#36
Aug 25, 2011
 
I like to cute people down? Am I to assume, your illiterate self was meaning to write cut but being from alabama you are too inbred to know how to write correctly?

Boo Hoo no rock needed. Did I piss in your wheaties? LMFAO!
cumbersome

Omaha, NE

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Aug 27, 2011
 
Now Now cowboy.. everyone makes a mistake typing... it could have been an accident not caught until after it was posted... happens to me all the time.... While alabama people are imbred and stupid like the ones who started the Jim Ingram topic... A simple typo doesn't mean that's the case... and if still feel the need to bully someone as old as you are then you have a personal issue... and the internet is where you do your bullying.. you are probably a very insecure person...

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