In Australia, cyber bullying is a relatively new type of harassment but the federal government says it is not unusual. According to 2007 statistics on the government’s NetAlert web site, 16 per cent of children say they have been bullied online and 14 per cent have been bullied using a mobile phone. Worse still, cyber intimidation pushes the frontiers of bullying–it can take place any time, anywhere. This has led to a broadening of the definition of bullying. …

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