cyberstalking

noun
cy·​ber·​stalk·​ing | \ ˈsī-bər-ˌstȯ-kiŋ How to pronounce cyberstalking (audio) \

Legal Definition of cyberstalking

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

Note: 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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“Cyberstalking.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/cyberstalking. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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