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Cyber-bullying and cyber-stalking

Distinguish the differences between cyber-bullying, cyber-stalking, and exploitation by way of the Internet. How is each different from the same real world situation?

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As our society continues to improve our technological advances, it provides another venue for criminals to conduct deviant behavior. In addition, these criminal acts can be conducted from the comfort of their home and/or around the world. In many ways, technology produces more victims than traditional crimes. More so, these individuals poise a major problem for domestic law enforcement because of international lines. Below we'll define and discuss the differences between cyber-bullying, cyber-stalking, and exploitation by way of the internet. Additionally, we'll review how each one is different from the real same world situation.

The FBI reports that the losses from cyber crime each year total $10 billion dollars even though two-thirds of computer crime victims fail to notify the authorities (Bohm and Haley, p.194). In many cases, cyber victims never know they've become a victim of a crime for months. Cyber crime can impact victims ...

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The solution discusses cyber-bullying and cyber-stalking.

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