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The knife of social media

...states include cyberbullying in their definition of harassment, according to the Harvard study on bullying.Electronic communications which threaten or intimidate and are directed at minors are considered illegal, as are harassing telephone communication...
Booker season: An unconvincing future

...But society has been completely changed by whatever it was. There is no longer social media or any kind of electronic communication beyond local phone calls. "This is a free society - as long as you don't plan to travel." Everyone is...
Anti-bullying bills clear committee

...removing language in statute that narrowly defines harassment as "verbal or physical," and it includes "electronic communication" in a section of law dealing with anti-bullying policies in schools."Our students deserve to learn and...
Pure Sole: Does the governor enjoy cricket?

...could become law this year.That bill says it is harassment if a person "repeatedly sends or publishes an electronic communication that insults, taunts, challenges or intimidates a person under 18 years of age in a manner that places the...
My Turn: Fracking: Poster child for the corporate welfare state

...nauseam. I have another couple of them right here.First, an article in Monthly Review (Lauren Regan, "Electronic Communications Surveillance," July/August) describes the revolving door of personnel between federal law enforcement and...
Committee hears campus safety bills

...Department of Law. "Electronic communication gets sent to a lot of...person would be considered electronic communication, Carpeneti added that...criminalize sending an electronic communication that "insults, taunts...
State | AK legislature
Legislative News in Brief

...activity, our citizens' phone records are relentlessly seized by the NSA's unconstitutional program."The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 prohibits telephone companies from sharing consumer data, except in special circumstances...
State | AK legislature
Senators try to crack down on cyber bullying

...include."The bill would criminalize sending an electronic communication that "insults, taunts, challenges or individual, and I view that equally with electronic communication," Barrera said. "It's not any different...
State | AK legislature
This is the 21st century

...department and on which they have priority, they can respond sooner to any point in the state. The state's electronic communications have been improved, saving more than $200,000 a year alone with a new Internet law library - the first in...
How did Washington use surveillance?

...of California. For Bush apologists ready to recite Gonzales' justifications at the office, you should know electronic communication didn't exist during Washington's presidency; neither did electric power. Thought I'd save the embarrassment...


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