Back in the day, bullies operated in the schoolyard. When they got the internet, they were able operate pretty much anywhere; and in Georgia, schools' hands are often tied when it comes do cracking down on them. Georgia is one of the 32 states that do not have a specific law against cyberbullying. That means, there is a loophole for cyberbullies to get away with what they do, especially if they find their victims outside the school.
A Cobb County middle school student filed a defamation suit against two of her classmates, saying they created a fake Facebook page and posted lies about her sexual activity and drug use. It’s the latest cyber-bullying case putting heat on lawmakers to refine Georgia’s Bullying Act.