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So in states with specific cyber stalking and harassment laws like California, Illinois, and Massachusetts, theoretically victims can press criminal charges against their online stalkers and harassers.
(Theoretically because, as we’ll get into later, that doesn’t always happen the way it should.) But for those living in a state without these laws, there is little other recourse.
Citron can only think of three or four reported cases in America, where victims have successfully been awarded a monetary judgment against their online harassers.After ignoring a couple text messages from him, I told him I was busy, but kept it polite. It was a close-up shot of him masturbating for ten seconds. And most importantly, it felt like a threat.“Unwanted sexual contact online—it’s something we take seriously,” said Scott Berkowitz, the founder and president of the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. A recent study by the Pew Research Center found 40 percent of adult Internet users have experienced harassment online, with young women enduring particularly severe forms of it.Thirty-eight percent of women who had been harassed online reported the experience could be described as extremely or very upsetting to them.The law is notoriously slow to adapt to technology, but legal scholars say that if done right, the law can be used as a tool to stop this behavior.At its most basic legal definition, “cyber-stalking is a repeated course of conduct that’s aimed at a person designed to cause emotional distress and fear of physical harm,” said Danielle Citron, a professor at the University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law.