Cyberstalking Prosecutions

Cyberstalking is a problem of global concern that has remained relatively ignored because of the difficulties of enforcement. Perpetrators find it easy to locate their victims and keep their anonymous status. This crime is growing in number and there are approximately 100 new cases reported each week of users attempting to use the Internet to intimidate other users. Despite the fact that these incidents have become quite prevalent, but a case of cyberstalking has occurred.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What are the difficulties in prosecuting these actions?
How can perpetrators be deterred from committing this behavior?
Has there been a successful prosecution of a cyberstalking case?
How can Internet users avoid becoming the victim of cyberstalking?

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