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1 Cyber-Bullying: Observe and Report By Justin O’Neal Cierra Rodriguez Ashley Mixon Stephen Dominguez

2 What is Cyber-Bullying? An act of bulling committed via social networking, cell phone, and/or other electronic means.

3 Side Effects Psychological harm Social Exile Suicide

4 Laws in Place Megan's Law (Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act) A bill was introduced in the 111th Congress on April 2, 2009. Increases the penalty for harassment from a misdemeanor to a felony, carrying up to four years in prison. Texas Penal Code Section 1, chapter 33, section 33.07

5 Texas State Law ONLINE HARASSMENT. (a) A person commits an offense if the person uses the name or persona of another person to create a web page on or to post one or more messages on a commercial social networking site: (1) without obtaining the other person's consent; and (2) with the intent to harm, defraud, intimidate, or threaten any person. (b) A person commits an offense if the person sends an electronic mail, instant message, text message, or similar communication that references a name, domain address, phone number, or other item of identifying information belonging to any person.

6 Our Plan Observe and Report System Report Button E-mail Suspension Adapt Texas State law

7 Where We Would Send It Judiciary Committee Lamar Smith (R-Texas)

8 U.S. House Subcommittee:

9 U.S. Senate Subcommittee:

10 Citations Davidson, Andie. "Cyber Bulling Students" Teen Ink. n.d. 1. Web. 18 Sept., 2011. http://www.teenink.com/opinion/school_college/article/296427/Cyber-Bullying/ http://www.teenink.com/opinion/school_college/article/296427/Cyber-Bullying/ Tozzi, John. “Innovator: Cyber Guardian Adam Hildreth“ Bloomberg Businessweek. 28 April, 2011. http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/11_19/b4227034619160.htm http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/11_19/b4227034619160.htm “Cyber Bullying and the Courts: Megan's Law" Economist. 9 July, 2009. http://www.economist.com/node/14002757http://www.economist.com/node/14002757 Janet Kornblum, “Cyber Bullying Grows Bigger and Meaner." USA Today. July, 2008. http://www.usatoday.com/http://www.usatoday.com/ Mckenna, Phil. "The rise of cyberbullying." New Scientist. 19 July, 2007. http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19526136.300- the-rise-of-cyberbullying.htmlhttp://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19526136.300- the-rise-of-cyberbullying.html Smeltzer, David. "Cyber-Bullying Laws in Texas." Personal Interview by Stephen Dominguez. Cierra Rodriguez. Ashley Mixon. Justin O’Neal. 13 Sept., 2011.


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