This is a set of videos, lesson plans, and activities to help you plan ahead about how you'll discuss cyberbullying with your students. Use current events - that is what we do in the Digiteen project - it is the best way to make it relevant. Remember that empowering bystanders is the proven way to help reduce bullying. (Olweus method of dealing with bullying.)
I am not sure if this legislation will "end trolls" in the UK but certainly it is taking an aggressive approach against anonymous trolls who harrass people. It sure seems like it would take a lot of manpower to administer this but I do think the free for all anonymity and way that people can harrass is over the top.
Interesting approach. (Also a video on the topic.
On Friday, the UK High Court ruled that the social networking site Facebook should reveal the IP addresses and any other relevant information about users who conducted an online bullying campaign against a house-bound Brighton resident. Nicola Brookes received a torrent of abuse after posting a message in support of the former X Factor contestant Frankie Cocozza., including a fake profile being set up in her name that claimed she was a paedophile and drug dealer.
- This article also includes resources to teach and help children with cyberbulllying including a whole-school assembly.