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Written in ink

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="J. K. Rowling"]The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.[/su_quote] The Las Vegas' "What Happens Here, Stays Here" slogan is one of the more famous taglines in marketing and one of the most quoted, talked about, and recognized ad campaigns in history. If we could come up wi [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:01+00:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Written in ink

Rehtaeh Parsons, Photography, and Glen Canning

Meghan Murphy is an asshole. I had no idea who she was when she originally decided to attack me but I thought she is someone I should listen too. Now I know better. Murphy stands on a stack of academic papers staring down her nose at the world to see who see can deem unworthy next. There are two groups of people I can't stand - men's right activis [...]

Girls Inc – Durham

[su_quote cite="Elie Wiesel"]We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.[/su_quote] Girls Inc - Durham Last week I had the pleasure to speak before an amazing group of girls at the annual Re-thinc GIRLS! Conference in Durham, Ontario. The conference "brings lea [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Cyberbullying, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Girls Inc – Durham

Internet troll jailed for posting vile messages about murdered teacher

A Facebook troll who posted that a 15-year-old boy accused of murdering school teacher Ann Maguire should have "p****d on her too" has been jailed for six weeks. Jake Newsome, 21, made the vile online comments three days after Mrs Maguire was stabbed at Corpus Christi college in Leeds on April 28. He admitted the charges to the police, explaining h [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:17+00:00June 11th, 2014|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , |3 Comments

Am I a cyberbully?

The words are sad. Glen Canning, a cyberbully. It doesn't seem to fit given everything I've gone through and fought for. But there they were, shouting out as the title of a YouTube video, "Is Glenn (sic) Canning Bullying His Critics?" Could I have gone too far? Did my anger get the better of me? I don't want to name the men in the video. They'd lov [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:18+00:00May 28th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Philip Rose is Christopher Rowe

Update: Philip Rose is Christopher Rowe. IP is [su_divider top="no"] As much as I hate to give a troll attention sometimes it's warranted. In the case of Carol Todd's stalker, quite likely the pedophile who tormented her daughter Amanda, this is a troll I don't mind writing about. He goes by the name Philip Rose but that is guaranteed [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:19+00:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , |7 Comments

Outing the trolls, bullies, and pedophiles

Amanda Todd It’s been quite a week for those amongst us who thrive dwelling in the Internets toiletbowl. A week that saw trolls outed, bullies identified and arrested, and pedophiles busted. All this comes in the wake of anger over the suicide of bullied and tormented teenager Amanda Todd. It should, but doubtfully will, give second th [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:48+00:00October 24th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |4 Comments