Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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HALIFAX. x-15s. Nova Scotia's Liberal government has introduced a replacement for the province's pioneering anti-cyberbullying legislation, but with a narrower definition of cyberbullying. The original Cyber-safety Act, the first of its kind in Canada, was struck down in late 2015 after the Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruled that it infringed on Charter rights. Justice Minister Mark Furey says the proposed new act is meant to deal with cyberbullying and the distribution of images without consent.

("...well being.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The act would allow a victim or parents to go to court to obtain a protective order to stop or take down a web page, or to prohibit an alleged offender from further contact with the victim.

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