Cyberstalking is a form of cyberbullying, and the terms are often used interchangeably in the media.At the time, some Leave campaigners thought the extension of the deadline for registering to vote in the referendum was a plot by David Cameron to increase the Remain vote.The Cyber Tipline provides the public and electronic service providers (ESPs) with the ability to report online (and via toll-free telephone) instances of online enticement of children for sexual acts, extra-familial child sexual molestation, child pornography, child sex tourism, child sex trafficking, unsolicited obscene materials sent to a child, misleading domain names, and misleading words or digital images on the Internet.NCMEC continuously reviews Cyber Tipline reports to ensure that reports of children who may be in imminent danger get first priority.Cyberstalking is a criminal offense under various state anti-stalking, slander and harassment laws.
In March 1998, using hardware, software, and programming assistance donated by Sun Micro Systems, NCMEC launched the Cyber Tipline® to further NCMEC’s mission of helping to prevent and diminish the sexual exploitation of children.
There have been a number of attempts by experts and legislators to define cyberstalking.
It is generally understood to be the use of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or harass an individual, a group, or an organization.
Sex crimes are a serious problem in New York and across the country with the number of reported sex crimes increasing over the last several years.
As a consequence New York prosecutors aggressively seek to convict those who have been charged with sex crimes.