Presentation on theme: "Cyber Bullying 2008-2009 i-SAFE survey of 150,000 high school students 57% said hurtful or angry things to another person, had someone say hurtful or angry."— Presentation transcript:
Cyber Bullying 2008-2009 i-SAFE survey of 150,000 high school students 57% said hurtful or angry things to another person, had someone say hurtful or angry things to them, and/or were bullied 59% reported that people on the Internet said mean or hurtful things about them or someone else they knew 52% were bullied
Cyber Bullying The use of information and communication involving electronic technologies to facilitate deliberate and repeated harassment or threat to an individual or group. Being cruel to others by sending or posting harmful material using technology means: Power Control Human Relationships What is Cyber Bullying?
Cyber Bullying The Constitution protects Internet speech that is critical, annoying, offensive, or demeaning as long as it does not include a direct threat or incite violence. What is Cyber Bullying?
Cyber Bullying Ohio Anti-Bullying Bill 276 “Repetitive and hostile behavior with the intent to harm others through the use of information and communication technologies and other Web-based online sites (also known as “cyberbullying”)
Cyber Bullying Indiana Legislation There are no state cyber bullying laws currently enacted. There are some proposed policies on record. Current legislation IC 35-45-2-2 Harassment; "obscene message" defined IC 35-45-2-1 Intimidation - A person who communicates a threat to another person.