Expert Comment On Facebook Intervention Order

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Expert comment on Facebook intervention order –


Victoria Police have revealed they used Facebook to serve an intervention order

on a man who threatened and harassed a former partner on the site.


Police have described the move as an Australian first and a warning to cyber-

bullies. 


How has the rise of social networking changed law enforcement?


What other ways are police or other law enforcement agencies using sites such as

Facebook?


RMIT University social media expert, John Lenarcic, is available for interview.


Mr Lenarcic is a Lecturer in RMIT’s School of Business IT and Logistics.


His research focuses on the ethical and social aspects of the internet.


Mr Lenarcic comments frequently on issues related to social media, mobile

technologies and online social networking.


For interviews: RMIT University’s John Lenarcic, (03) 9925 1605 or 0410 131

580.


For general media enquiries: RMIT University Communications, Gosia

Kaszubska, (03) 9925 3176 or 0417 510 735.

20 October, 2010






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