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Resources: Cyberbullying, Online Harassment and Twibel – The State of Play in 2015

bwfrontcoverSolicitors Brett Wilson have published an e-book exploring the development of online abuse.  The 21 page guide charts the recent explosion of cyberbullying and the potential dangers of social media use.  

The guide is split into four chapters:-

  1. Cyberbullying, Trolling and Social Media
  2. Twitter Libel, Prosecutions and Contempt of Court
  3. Revenge Porn and the Misuse of Private Information
  4. Hacking and Tracking in 2015 and Beyond

The e-book introduces these topics and discusses high profile cases.  Commentary is offered from victims and experts (technical, academic and legal).   The e-book offers practical tips on safe social media use as well as an accessible summary of the core legal principles relating to online harassment, defamation and revenge porn (including the pending criminal legislation).

The free e-book which is aimed at all internet users can be downloaded here.

1 Comment

  1. James C Coyne

    The link to the free e-book is no longer operative.

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