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Cyberbullying Is Not Free Speech, California Court Rules

First Posted: 05/19/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:55 PM ET

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Online threats of violence and acts of cyber-bullying are not protected free speech. That's according to a California appeals court that upheld a decision from a lower court, allowing a hate crimes and defamation suit (PDF) to continue. The case dates back to 2005, when a then 15-year-old student at a private high school in Los Angeles launched a personal Web page to promote his pursuit of a film and singing career.

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