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In The News: Strengthening Cyber Stalking Laws

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Tina Meier, left, describes weaknesses in Missouri law before the Internet Harassment Task Force today in Jefferson City, Mo. Meier’s 13-year-old daughter, Megan, committed suicide in October 2006 after receiving a cruel Internet message from someone pretending to be a 16-year-old boy. The adult woman believed responsible for the message could not be charged as the law is now writtn.

Question: Should Idaho’s Internet laws be strengthen to prevent cyber stalking/harassment?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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