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Listen: Petition Calls For Criminalisation Of Online Abuse Handed In To The Dáil.

: 09/16/2020 - 15:48

A petition's been handed into the Dail, urging TDs to pass a law to make online abuse a criminal offence.

'Coco's law' aims to address the issues and is named after a young woman, Nicole Fox Fenlon, who died by suicide after a period of online abuse in 2018.

Her mother Jackie Fox is hoping the Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill will get the necessary backing:

newstalk1443526.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

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