Advocacy And Protection - Computer Abuse - Cyberstalking

  • About Cyberstalking - An Online Guide - Information, including country-specific data, from WiredPatrol, an Internet help, education and safety organization. WiredPatrol was formerly known as CyberAngels.
  • Abuse of Usenet: Cyberstalked - Jayne Hitchock's battle with Usenet spammer Woodside Literary Agency began in 1996, and continued into 2002 with her cyberstalkers sentenced to prison and probation on charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, perjury and making false statements to a federal officer. Hitchcock's site details the case from start to finish, and shows how it led to new laws making cyberstalking a criminal offense in New Hampshire (USA).
  • Cyberstalking and On-line Harassment - Briefly addresses cyberstalking and online harassment, with links to other sites with more in-depth articles.
  • Firstmonday: An exploration of predatory behaviour in cyberspace: Towards a typology of cyberstalkers - Report on a study by forensic psychologist Leroy McFarlane and author Paul Bocij. This study aimed to identify a classification of cyberstalkers by interviewing victims. Twenty-four participants were interviewed and their responses logged on a 76-item Cyberstalking Incident Checklist. A typology of cyberstalkers was developed.
  • Get Help On Cyberstalking - Information and advice from the National Center for Victims of Crime (USA).
  • State Computer Harassment or "Cyberstalking" Laws - National Conference of State Legislatures
  • WiredSafety - Information on Internet safety, including resources for combating cyberstalking.
  • Working to Halt Online Abuse - A volunteer organization founded in 1997 to fight online harassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims. WHOA has also formulated voluntary policies which they encourage online communities to adopt in order to create safe and welcoming environments for all Internet users. Includes a form that victims of online harassment/cyberstalking can use to get help.
  • The Stalked Need a Safety Net - Wired News story by Katie Dean. (May, 2000)
  • The Epidemic of Cyberstalking - Wired News story by Katie Dean. (May, 2000)