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Virtual worlds can instigate real-world threats

Virtual worlds can instigate real-world threats including bullying, harassment, stalking and abuse. Real Crimes in Virtual Worlds can help both out-of-school and in-school personnel understand the intentions of individuals “with emotional and psychological dysfunctions and malignant tendencies” operating in cyberspace. The report notes that “the majority of a student’s social activity outside of school now occurs online.”

02/10/2014