Sunday, March 22, 2009

Marc Fisher - A Twisted Case of Cyberharassment Reveals a 'Void in the Law' - washingtonpost.com

Sign of the times…

Later that week, men started showing up at Goddard's door in Reston, ready for an evening of random sex. "I'm here from Craigslist," they'd say. "You've been set up," Goddard would tell them. By that time, she'd figured out what was happening: Someone was posting offers in her name on online message boards, with her home address.

Goddard called Fairfax police, who tried stepping up patrols, even posting an officer inside Goddard's apartment. Still, the men kept coming. Both Goddard, 65, and the police say they had a good idea who was behind this cruel attack, but despite months of effort, nothing has been done.

Marc Fisher - A Twisted Case of Cyberharassment Reveals a 'Void in the Law' - washingtonpost.com

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