In our interview, Mayer expressed concerns about finding permanent employment.
Many posts were explicitly designed to make her unemployable.
Whoever read the posts might believe that she wanted to have sex and then confront her offline.
Posters devoted considerable energy setting up the attack sites.
After graduation, she secured a one-year fellowship with a non-profit organization.
Although definitions of these terms vary, cyber harassment is often understood to involve the intentional infliction of substantial emotional distress accomplished by online speech that is persistent enough to amount to a “course of conduct” rather than an isolated incident.
Cyber stalking usually has a more narrow meaning: an online “course of conduct” that either causes a person to fear for his or her safety or would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety.
Posters “outed” her as the author of her pseudonymous blog, taunting that the “confessions she’s made about her pitiful fat fucking self are now blasted across teh [Over the next year, the attacks grew more gruesome and numerous.
Sites appeared with names like “Anna Mayer’s Fat Ass Chronicles” and “Anna Mayer Keeps Ho’Ing It Up.” Posts warned that “guys who might be thinking of nailing” her should know about her “untreated herpes.” A post said, “Just be DAMN SURE you put on TWO rubbers before ass raping Anna Mayer’s ST diseased pooper!