A California man who is on the autism spectrum received the sentence for cyberstalking families of Parkland, Florida, school shooting victims.
Brandon Michael Fleury, 22, identified himself as confessed gunman Nikolas Cruz while harassing his victims on social media.
“I have been tormented and traumatized and terrorized for so long that it has changed the fiber of my being," she said.
Outspeak has everything you need to know this Monday:
In this day and age we live our lives online. And of course this naturally extends to our romantic lives whether that be dating, married or in a committed relationship. This has happened so quickly that we haven't necessarily taken the precautions to protect ourselves. And because we live our lives online, it is only natural that our romantic encounters, relationships and prospects also have an online existence.
Many of us think of stalking as something that only happens to celebrities and other high-profile people. However, 7.5 million Americans experience stalking every year.
Social media is a great tool for staying connected to others, promoting your business or sharing yourself and your ideas with the world. But when it comes to your love life, be mindful of the added pressure your social media habits can cause.
The shift to living virtually has happened so quickly and so pervasively, that we have hardly had time to adjust to all the implications. Just like every other sphere of life, crime too has gone online. And we are very poorly prepared.
The past was firmly behind you. You'd moved on and just hoped everyone else had. But what if they hadn't? What if you'd done something you didn't think was all that bad but turned out to be?
Mr. Kurata contacted the online vendor, from whom I still receive emails, but since the harasser used their own credit card