The Canadian Press

2013-08-07 | Nova Scotia Cyberbullying Law

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Nova Scotia's new Cyber-Safety Act took effect, with the goal of defending the victims of cyberbullying. Canadian Press reporter Melanie Patten said under the new law, victims or the parents of victims can apply for a protection order. (The act was introduced in April of 2013 following the death of Rehtaeh (ruh-TAY'-ah) Parsons, who hanged herself after what her family said was months of bullying.)

Date: 2013-08-07
Placeline: HALIFAX, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << such an order would have a few Powers including placing restrictions were helping identify the Cyberbully but the law also goes further than that to make parents of cyberbullies potentially liable for damages if their child is a minor >>