“Stop Cyberstalking” Jpeg, Source, Author Mirar abajo (CC BY-SA 4.0 International, 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic, and 1.0 Generic)

You have a brief romance, then a break-up. But the short-lived romance does not end there.

Revealing photos of you appear online. You find yourself locked out of your Facebook account. Then the password to your bank account is changed, without your knowledge.

And that is only the beginning.

Next your ex claims that you have been stalking him. To prove it, he points to threatening texts and emails on his phone you did not actually send. The court issues him a protective order.

Now, the situation really escalates. Your one-time boyfriend reports that you violated the protective order, though you did not. You find yourself arrested.

If all this seems farfetched, think again [1].

Not only is technology being used to embarrass and frighten [2]. Electronic communication…

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