Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying

Anti-Bullying Week, an annual campaign that aims to combat bullying and abuse at school, is running from Monday, November 16, to Friday, November 20, this year. Anti-Bullying Week is organized by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and this year’s theme is “United Against Bullying,” encouraging teachers, parents, and caregivers to emphasize the power that people can have … More Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying

UK government tackles online abuse with anti-trolling website

The UK government has launched a new website designed to support victims of online abuse, while offering practical advice on how to report the abusers, writes The Independent. The Stop Online Abuse website was launched over the weekend, and will offer information and help to victims of crimes including online harassment, revenge porn, hate speech, sexual … More UK government tackles online abuse with anti-trolling website

Bizarre sex-related assassination threat is hitting Irish mailboxes

Spam, trolling or horsing around? An email from a supposed hitman threatening to arrange a strange sex-related death unless he is contacted is a bizarrely trolling twist on usual spam mail. Spammers are always on the lookout for new ways to get victims to respond to them and be lured into various more or less … More Bizarre sex-related assassination threat is hitting Irish mailboxes