Category: Cyberstalking

According to new legislation passed by the North Carolina House of Representatives, using a GPS device to track others against their will may soon constitute a crime.

The chamber voted Wednesday, September 2, adding GPS tracking to a list of crimes under the title of “cyberstalking.” The bill was originally approved by the Senate in the spring, and will now return to the Senate, where legislators will vote on the changes the House made to the law.

Cyberstalking—a term that includes electronic communication technologies under previously existing stalking laws—is already a Class 2 [...]