Cyber-harassment laws Meanwhile, the case is leading local governments and politicians to take a closer look at "cyber-harassment. As the tragic case of Megan Meier proved, fake and impostor social networking profiles are no laughing matter, as numerous ConsumerAffairs. I'm going to need to see a doctor for help myself if it isn't removed soon. At the time it was put in place, I told them it was ridiculous," said Parry Aftab, Internet privacy and security attorney and the Executive Director of WiredSafety. In perhaps a telling sign, the last complaint about MySpace received at ConsumerAffairs. They portrayed her as someone soliciting sex of different types. We are working hard to make sure it never happens. Use this to log in to your account, receive notifications and get handy updates from us. Create Account You're almost ready This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The girl's lawyer said the damages requested reflect one percent of the site's estimated worth. We loaded your account with your Twitter details. The Internet Safety Technical Task Force report, commissioned by the attorneys general in , researched ways to help squash the onslaught of sexual predators targeting younger social-networking clients. Under the Safe Harbor Provision, most Web sites are immune from prosecution as long as they cooperate in tracking down the person that created the impostor profile. It's not something that can be easily implemented," Hancock said. It's now alleged that "Josh" was created to spy on Megan in an effort to find out if she was saying negative comments about the Drew's daughter, whose name has not been published because she is a juvenile. As the Los Angeles Times first reported , an anonymous source has said that although the Meiers and Lori Drew live in Missouri, a California federal grand jury has begun issuing subpoenas in the case.