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Cyberbullying Just Became a Crime in New Zealand

The country will enact tough penalties for one of the world’s newest crimes.

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Cyberbullying may be a new concept, but it’s a practice loaded with danger. Researchers report that victims of cyberbullying suffer from heightened levels of depression and anxiety, sometimes leading to suicide. That’s why the nation of New Zealand decided to finally take a stand and recently enacted a tough cyberbullying law with penalties such as hefty fines or even jail time.

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