Prosecutors Bringing Charges Under Law Inspired by Megan Meier Suicide

Prosecutors have begun bringing criminal charges under a new Missouri cyberbullying law passed in reaction to the suicide of a 13-year-old girl who was harassed on the Internet. After the suicide of Megan Meier and subsequent prosecution of her adult neighbor Lori Drew, lawmakers in Missouri amended the state's harassment law to cover electronic bullying and stalking. Drew, 49, was convicted last month of several federal misdemeanors for her role in what prosecutors called a cruel online hoax...Full Story
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