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cyberstalking

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noun cy·ber·stalk·ing \ˈsī-bər-ˌstȯ-kiŋ\

Legal Definition of cyberstalking

  1. :  the use of electronic communication to harass or threaten someone with physical harm



Additional Notes on cyberstalking

Cyberbullying and cyberstalking are used for the same kinds of communications, but cyberbullying is the usual term when minors are involved.


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