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IGDA Special Presentation: How can you better protect yourself online?
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IGDA Special Presentation: How can you better protect yourself online?

When: 10/23/2014
5:00 PM

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Special Presentation

Online harassment, trolls and bullying - How can you better protect yourself?
Join Jayne A. Hitchcock as she cover briefly what's been going on recently, gives some cyberstalking statistics from 2013, notes a couple of related cases Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHO@) has worked on, and shares tips on how to better protect yourself if someone attacks you online.

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About Jayne A. Hitchcock
Jayne's own experience with cyberstalking, which garnered international headlines, led her to become a noted cyberbullying and cybercrime expert. She speaks about cyberbullying, cybercrime and online security to educational institutions, librarians, corporations, the general public, students and parents, and trains law enforcement personnel throughout the USA, as well as consulting for several organizations, including the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, the National Center for Victims of Crime and many law enforcement agencies. Jayne has also been actively involved in getting online harassment/cyberstalking, online dating, child protection and other laws passed throughout the USA. Learn more about Jayne.

About Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHO@)
WHOA is a volunteer organization founded in 1997 to fight online harassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims. The mission of WHOA is to educate the Internet community about online harassment, empower victims of harassment, and formulate voluntary policies that systems administrators can adopt in order to create harassment-free environments. We've also formulated voluntary policies which we encourage online communities to adopt in order to create safe and welcoming environments for all internet users. Learn more about WHO@ at



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