Anti-bullying advocates will applaud a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision that paves the way to give young victims of online bullying stronger legal rights.
Canada’s top court has again been called on to consider competing constitutional rights in a case that pits a litigant’s right to privacy against the openness of court proceedings.
The Supreme Court of Canada determined yesterday, in A.B. v. Bragg Communications, that a 15-year old can proceed anonymously to pursue the identity of her Facebook cyberbully.
In its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the 2008 Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") has requested comment on its proposed new requirements for schools and school systems that receive federal E-Rate Program funding for Internet services.
On October 10, 2008, the President signed into law the “Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act.”