• Internet trolling is now illegal in New Zealand

    Internet trolling is now illegal in New Zealand

    Internet trolls in New Zealand may now face up to two years in prison and a $50,000 (£21,339) fine under the new Harmful Digital Communications Act. The law is intended to help tackle problems such as cyberbullying and other “harmful digital communications.” New Zealand’s Crimes Act has also been changed, which means that internet trolls who tell other online users to commit suicide could be imprisoned for up to three years.