The Cyber Bullying in on the rise with technology being used to harass or target a person by death threats or coercion. In the United States, there are many victims of cyber bullying and there was a need to make a law to control cyber bullying. A bill was introduced in the US in the House of Representatives last year that “ transmit in interstate or foreign commerce any communication, with the intent to coerce, intimidate, harass, or cause substantial emotional distress to a person, using electronic means to support severe, repeated, and hostile behaviour.” Anyone found guilty of this crime could face a fine or a prison term of up to two years.
Most people feel this bill was reactive rather than preventive. There was a controversy
Report by Sai Sushanth