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Jul. 7th, 2015
Appeals Court: Cyberbullying Law Not Unconstitutional
By: Michael Lowrey
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Court of Appeals rules that a 2009 law prohibiting the use of the Internet or social media networks to harass a minor does not violate the First Amendment. Because the law said the harassment had to be targeted toward a specific minor and must include personal information about the target of the harassment, the cyberbullying law is constitutional.