The terrorists of the internet are the trolls and cyberstalkers.
Here are some links to useful resources for avoiding or dealing with them.
- Abuse of
Usenet is the story of the Woodside Literary Agency and how they exploit
aspiring writers through internet solicitations.
- Cyberstalking is
an information file provided by SafeInternet.com.
Cyberstalking: Crime, Enforcement and Personal Responsibility in the On-line
World by Barbara Jenson examines the current state of law and its
application to the internet.
- Dark Side of the Web is a CNet article on the subject.
Identity and Deception in the Virtual Community, by Judith Donath,
examines identity deception in the Usenet community.
Cyberstalking & Online Harassment is the Cyber Angels page for
information highway street smarts.
- Online Harassment
Resources provides tips for wired women by Webgrrls.
- Privacy in
Cyberspace is the "rules of the road for the information
- Social and
Technical Means for Fighting On-Line Harassment by Ellen Spertus provides
useful means of countering threat.
- Women, Take
Back the Net! is an online guide to reporting e-harassment.
- WHOA! is Women Halting Online Abuse.
This site provides news, safe and unsafe site lists and a wealth of resources
for online action.
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This page last updated 23 November, 1997, by Bev Thornton,