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Mother of Girl Taunted Online Urges New Laws

The mother of a teenage girl who committed suicide after being taunted online urged a state task force on Internet harassment to recommend criminalizing such behavior. Gov. Matt Blunt formed the task force in response to the death of Tina Meier's 13-year-old daughter, Megan, who killed herself last year after being teased on her MySpace page by a fictional teenage boy named "Josh."

  • Read the article: USA Today | Posted: 12/19/2007 04:05:00 PM | Permalink

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