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Old 10-13-2012, 09:34 PM   #21
 
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It's disgusting what happened to her.

And it's disgusting when people blame the victim. I have to say it hit way too close to home for my liking.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:58 PM   #22
 
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Sorry to say that I just dont agree with the anti bulling movement. It will never end-thats just something people do. I dont know why all this money is being spent to "stop bullies" when it could be used to get these kids some real help. It is so costly for people to get the right kind of help, not to mention if you are a teen with no money and no direction. Maybe the government should be working on creating free programs that will actually help people deal with the problems life throws at them. THIS IS NOTHING NEW. I was bullied in grammer school. I had no friends and no family support. I am sure there are MANY who are in the same situation.

That being said- This is a sad story. I hope the man who black mailed her gets punished and never gets the chance to make a young woman feel like **** again.

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Old 10-14-2012, 02:26 PM   #23
 
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Sorry to say that I just dont agree with the anti bulling movement. It will never end-thats just something people do. I dont know why all this money is being spent to "stop bullies" when it could be used to get these kids some real help. It is so costly for people to get the right kind of help, not to mention if you are a teen with no money and no direction. Maybe the government should be working on creating free programs that will actually help people deal with the problems life throws at them. THIS IS NOTHING NEW. I was bullied in grammer school. I had no friends and no family support. I am sure there are MANY who are in the same situation.

That being said- This is a sad story. I hope the man who black mailed her gets punished and never gets the chance to make a young woman feel like **** again.
No no no, a million times no! That's equivalent to saying that prejudice will always exist, so we should tolerate racism, chauvanism, homophobia, anti-Semitism etc as an unfortunate fact of life.

The better approach is to make this kind of behavior socially unacceptable, especially among children, and to impose harsh consequences for those who cross the line. Some of you may be familiar with the "Frown Power" campaign initiated in the 1940s by Stetson Kennedy (also famous for his role in exposing the Klan using the Superman radio show - great story!), which simply involved frowning at inappropriate ethnic jokes rather than politely laughing at them, thereby sending a signal that you do not share that person's sense of humor. So people may still hold those beliefs, but they can no longer assume that others will agree.

ITA with you that the stalker in this case should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Young people also need to understand that what happens on Facebook, Skype etc does NOT stay there, and can have serious repercussions. (i.e., someone posting a picture of you smoking a bong, which is then viewed by a job recruiter or college admissions officer). Amazing that kids are so protective of their privacy with regard to their parents, yet so cavalier about sharing intimate secrets with total strangers.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:14 PM   #25
 
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Here is one of the pages if have a second to report it.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amand...98230536913327
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...nothing is being done...
actually, CTV News is reporting that the RCMP has received 400 tips to lead them to the people responsible for bullying Amanda.

i hope they're tried as adults, but that's probably wishful thinking on my part...

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I feel terrible for this girl, she can't even escape this in death.

It's hard to believe what monsters some kids can be.

On both sides of this - for the parents of the aggressors and the victims - why don't people know what their kids are up to?
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I feel terrible for this girl, she can't even escape this in death.

It's hard to believe what monsters some kids can be.

On both sides of this - for the parents of the aggressors and the victims - why don't people know what their kids are up to?
I in no way blame the victim or her parents, but this episode prompted my husband and I to once again discuss what our position on technology will be for our kids in a few years, and I really don't think our kids will be having unlimited, uncontrolled or unsupervised access to computers/internet/webcams, ie. not in their rooms, only basic cellphones with pay as you go or limited plans (if that will even be an option), we need to have passwords for all the sites they go to and do spot checks, etc. Plus have lots of conversations about on line behaviour.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:50 PM   #29
 
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Looks like the hacker group anonymous may have found the guy.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/britis...anonymous.html
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London worker fired over comment posted on memorial page to Amanda Todd | Your online newspaper for London, Ontario

Justin Hutchings did the unthinkable. He mocked a dead girl.

“Thank God this b—- is dead,” Hutchings wrote on a memorial page for Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old girl from Coquitlam, B.C., who killed herself last week after posting a haunting video on YouTube detailing the abuse she suffered physically and emotionally and online from cyberbullies.

In an exclusive interview with the Toronto Star, Hutchings said he was curious and wanted to “stir up the pot.”

“It was more or less a social experiment than anything. Just to see if I could put the most blasphemous thing on there,” he said Tuesday.

“I did this because if there was so much caring and so much emphasis on the fact that people actually care now that she’s dead, then how come society didn’t step in when she was alive?”


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Another reason you should watch what you put on facebook.

What a douchebag!
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Here is one of the pages if have a second to report it.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amand...98230536913327
I reported it, what I can't believe is that it has not been taken down yet already. I am sure its been reported by many others. Sick, cruel , mean and nasty people out in this world.
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Looks like the hacker group anonymous may have found the guy.

Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor named by hacker group - British Columbia - CBC News
Yay! The article didn't mention his name though, unless I missed it. I wanna know the shmuck's name too.
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The online commentary for this makes me so angry and just sick. What is wrong with people? There's everything from kids who say how they're bullied and nobody gives a **** so what's the big deal to she was a slutty slut who flirted and had sex so she deserved to die. I just . . . I don't understand. I don't understand how people can be like this.
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I don't understand how people can be like this.
anonymity of the computer screen - they can hide, just like the bullies use technology now.
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Old 10-17-2012, 08:50 AM   #36
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I know. But then again I'm always disgusted when women say they aren't feminist after *gasp* discovering, and subsequently, labeling me as one.

I'm just disgusted at the lack of self reflection and critical thinking from most people I meet.

Oh, and lack of empathy. Despite my intelligence most people are quick to write me off as nothing more than a bleeding heart since I possess it. apparently believing in anything other than fiscal conservatism means also lacking rationality and education.
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The online commentary for this makes me so angry and just sick. What is wrong with people? There's everything from kids who say how they're bullied and nobody gives a **** so what's the big deal to she was a slutty slut who flirted and had sex so she deserved to die. I just . . . I don't understand. I don't understand how people can be like this.
That fb page literally makes my stomach turn. The people commenting are mostly teens and some are even adults (from their profile pics). It's disgusting.
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I also saw this a few days ago.



Like people are actually comparing suicides now and using that as a determining factor for doling out sympathy. I can't.
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I don't understand how people can be like this.
anonymity of the computer screen - they can hide, just like the bullies use technology now.
They are bullies.
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I care when anybody kills themselves over being bullies. those bullies should be convicted for accomplice to a murder.
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