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They ended up settling for a very small amount – just to make a statement to the bully.
Most of us can’t afford to take those actions on principle alone.
In Wisconsin, for example, it is a misdemeanor if someone uses computerized communication systems to “frighten, intimidate, threaten, abuse, or harass another person.” It is also against the law to “harass annoy, or offend another person.” See what the laws in your state are to determine if the police should get involved.
If the threats or comments are detrimental to your health, safety, or occupation, you might want to consult with an attorney who specializes in harassment, defamation of character, false light, intentional infliction of emotional distress, or similar types of civil action.
We know that is not true, but it isn’t clear where exactly the line is.
And just because we *can* say certain things, doesn’t mean we should.
Do your part to model appropriate behavior and address any hurtful language when it comes up.In that case, the adult victims were being bullied in an AOL chat room.