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Echo Press Editorial: How to defuse online harassment

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A new kind of harassment is taking hold in Douglas County, one that uses Facebook, emails, text messages and other electronic forms of communication.


It’s a common item in the local sheriff and police blotter. Hardly a day goes by without someone calling the law enforcement center to report that an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend or an estranged spouse or a relative is sending threatening or hate-filled messages.

Here’s just a sample:

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