"Net Crimes & Misdemeanors" Lecture with Jayne Hitchcock

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Date & Time: Tuesday, April 12, 2005
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Suggested Audiences: Adult, College
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Assumption College: Emmanuel d'Alzon Library
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
Sponsored by: Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Worcester Area Cooperating Libraries, College of Worcester Consortium
Description: Jayne Hitchcock is the head of an organization called Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA), lobbies for tougher laws and gives victims (the group estimates that two-thirds of them are women) guidance on how to deal with cyberstalking.

The presentation will include the latest in cyberstalking statistics, who cyberstalkers are, sample cases, how to tell the difference between spam and harassment/stalking, how to work with employees, co-workers and students if they are being harassed, setting appropriate online usage policies, online safety tips, and much more. Attendees should be able to handle just about any online-related situation they may encounter after this session.

This event is taking place in celebration of National Library Week (April 10-16).
More Information: E-mail: cmyles@assumption.edu
Entered by: Assumption College Office of Public Affairs (acpa@assumption.edu)

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Created: March 4, 2005 at 1:51 PM
Last Modified: April 1, 2005 at 3:54 PM

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