Computer and Internet Crime Laws
Computers and the internet have ingrained themselves as such an indelible part of modern society that it isn't surprising how often they're used to commit crimes.
Phishing: Sentencing and Penalties
The crime of phishing occurs when a person sends an e-mail, text message, or other communication to someone else in an attempt to convince the recipient to reveal sensitive personal information.
Online Threats Versus The First Amendment
Question: Can a person be convicted of a crime for posting a threat on the Internet, even one that is part of a rap lyric? Doesn't the First Amendment protect expressions like this?
Trolled Online: What You Can Do When You’re Bullied on Social Media
Read more on the laws and legal options available if you've been trolled or bullied online.
How to Respond When Your Information Has Been Revealed Online
Learn what doxxing is, how it works, and what can be done to stop it.
Hacking a Computer or Computer Network
Hacking involves “breaking into” a computer or computer network without permission. The hacker essentially trespasses into the computer or system.
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What are schools required to do to address bullying and cyberbullying?
Many states require schools to adopt rules and procedures to identify and deal with student bullying.