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Mass Attorney General on Cyber-Bullying

By Charlie Deitz


Massachusetts – The suicide of a South Hadley teenager has led lawmakers in Massachusetts to ratchet up protections against cyber-bullying and other cyber crimes. The problem is trying to enforce real world laws on a largely unregulated domain like the internet. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Charlie Deitz spoke with Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley about how her office is working to do just that. They begin their conversation by discussing the need to bring the legal system up to date