Electronic Stalking Laws

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If you have been charged with an internet, computer stalking offence your need to speak with a Criminal Lawyer immediately the Criminal Lawyers at George Sten are available for urgent telephone advise 24 hours a day. George Sten & Co has over 45 years experience in Criminal Law. Don’t take chances with your reputation, future or livelihood.

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See also the Law Handbook Criminal Law chapter on Stalking (this includes information about online / cyber-stalking) and the chapter on Distribution of Invasive Images ('Revenge Porn'). In an emergency: 000. For police attendance: 131 444. Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1800 800 098. 1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732.

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Harassing, stalking or physically intimidating another person with the intent to cause fear of physical or psychological harm carries a maximum penalty of five years jail or $5,500 fine, or both, under NSW laws.”. In Victoria stalking can be the contacting by post, telephone, fax, text message, e-mail or other electronic communication (including internet postings), with the …

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Stalking Offences (Vic) Stalking is a serious offence in Victoria, which can attract significant periods of imprisonment. A person commits stalking if they engage in a couse of conduct intended to cause a victim harm or to put the victim in fear for their safety or the safety of someone else. The stalking provision in the Crimes Act was amended

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SF100 would build on existing stalking laws to also make stalking by electronic devices, such as global positioning systems and Apple AirTag, illegal. AirTag and other tracking “tiles” are usually used to help people track personal items such as keys, wallets, purses and backpacks. However, stalking crimes involving such devices are becoming increasingly more …

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(STALKING) BILL 2004 (Brought in by the Minister for Justice and Industrial Relations, the Honourable Judith Louise Jackson) A BILL FOR An Act to amend the Criminal Code Act 1924 Be it enacted by His Excellency the Governor of Tasmania, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly, in Parliament assembled, as follows: Short title 1. …

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Stalking. S. 21A(1) amended by No. 48/1997 s. 60(1) (Sch. 1 item 14). (1) A person must not stalk another person. Penalty: Level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum). S. 21A(2) amended by Nos 105/2003 s. 4(1), 20/2011 s. 3(3). (2) A person (the offender) stalks another person (the victim) if the offender engages in a course of conduct which includes any of the following— (a) …

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In 1990 California was the first state to rewrite their stalking laws to include cyberstalking. All fifty states have some type of stalking law, which in some cases will cover online stalking and harassment, but not all online stalking and harassment cases will fall under the general stalking laws. The reason for this is that laws for physical stalking require a …

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The human resources and the enormous cost required to carry out electronic stalking and mind control, re-enforced in many cases by organized stalking, almost certainly limit its use to governments. Only governments can mobilize the enormous outlay of funds and successfully camouflage the use of those funds. Only governments have the sophisticated, highly-classified …

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Stalking or intimidation with intent to cause fear of physical or mental harm is a serious offence. If convicted the maximum penalty is five years’ imprisonment and/or a fine of $5,500 (50 penalty units). Call our lawyers NOW or, have our lawyers CALL YOU. 1300 636 846. 7am to midnight, 7 days. Call me now.

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Stalking laws federal & state. SOME OF THE LAWS THAT THESE CRIMES FALL UNDER. . This law is broken by everyone that is involved, they commit felonies daily. 18 U.S. Code § 241 - Conspiracy against rights. Section 241 of Title 18 is the civil rights conspiracy statute. Section 241 makes it unlawful for two or more persons to agree together to

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Cyber Stalking and Cyber Harassment Factsheet. PDF download, 369 kb. This information is general and should not be relied upon as a substitute for legal advice. The Legal Services Commission provides free advice for most legal problems. Contact the Legal Helpline on 1300 366 424 www.lsc.sa.gov.au www.lawhandbook.sa.gov.au.

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‘Stalking Laws’ Research Bulletin 7/98 (Queensland Parliamentary Library, Brisbane, 1998) at par 1.4. 959% of women victims were stalked by their intimates cf 30% of male victims stalked by their intimates. See Karen Sampford, ‘Stalking Laws’ Research Bulletin 7/98 (Queensland Parliamentary Library, Brisbane, 1998) at par 1.4. 10 Some of you here will be familiar with …

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According to VIC Law for the charge of Stalking, Crimes Act 1958 – Section 21A Stalking. 21A. Stalking (1) A person must not stalk another person. Penalty: Level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum). (2) A person (the offender) stalks another person (the victim) if the offender engages in a course of conduct which includes any of the following-(A) following …

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California enacted the first anti-stalking statute in 1990, primarily in response to the public outcry over the stalking and subsequent murder of Rebecca Schaeffer, an actress appearing on the television sitcom, My Sister Sam. Many states have both criminal and civil anti-stalking laws. Some online stalking statutes include Alaska's anti-stalking law, AS …

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Electronic harassment laws vary widely, but it is important to know who to report it to should you fall victim to it. It is especially important to report harassment if you feel that you are a victim of cyberstalking. Reporting these types of crimes helps law enforcement to see how serious they are and may even lead to better laws. At a minimum, law enforcement can create a …

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Is stalking via the internet legal in my state?

The National Victim Center websiteprovides the most recent text of all state stalking laws. Less than one third of the states have anti-stalking laws that explicitly cover stalking via the internet.

What is the law on stalking?

Stalking is a crime. It is an offence under the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007. Stalking is defined under this law and includes: ‘the following of a person about or the watching or frequenting of the vicinity of, or an approach to a person’s place of residence, business or work or any place...

Can governments use electronic stalkers?

The human resources and the enormous cost required to carry out electronic stalking and mind control, re-enforced in many cases by organized stalking, almost certainly limit its use to governments. Only governments can mobilize the enormous outlay of funds and successfully camouflage the use of those funds.

Is it a crime to stalk someone?

Stalking is a crime. It is an offence under the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007. Stalking is defined under this law and includes:

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