Came close on cyberbullying, the law passed the Chamber
Yes the final of the Hall of the Chamber to act on the contrast of cyberbullying. The text was approved in Parliament unanimously: 432 favour and only one abstention. “This bill is a necessary first step. We dedicate it to the Carolina Woodpecker and all the other victims of cyberbullying,” he said in the house Chamber president Laura Boldrini, greeting Paolo Picchio, the father of the first victim of cyberbullying, before embarking on the final vote on the measure. The words of the president Boldrini have been underlined by the applause of the Assembly. Came close on cyberbullying, the law passed the Chamber. The law of contrast to the forms of cyberbullying has been definitively approved by the Chamber with 432 votes in favor and no opposed. The text that has had a long and bumpy (it is the past three times by the commissions, and the halls of palazzo Madama and Montecitorio), has had the final ok to the fourth reading. Just prior to the vote, the president of the Chamber, Laura Boldrini, wanted to say hello to Paolo Picchio, the father of Carolina, the girl that took the life of 14 years after being the victim of cyberbulli. Paolo Picchio was in the stands to witness the vote of the text in which it is engaged and fought. “And’ Carolina and other victims of online bullying, said Boldrini before embarking on the final vote – that we do today we need to take this measure, which was a necessary first step and a duty on the part of the Parliament”. What is the law? It is not the “best law possible” the one definitively approved today by the Chamber but a point of departure, as they have repeated a number of members of the various parliamentary groups that occurred in the classroom, to give an effective response not only of repression, but also education and training of young people to a phenomenon in serious growth. The text is bounced three times between the committees and the halls of palazzo Madama and Montecitorio, and had come again to Parliament for the fourth reading (final one) on January 31. To limit the effects of the decision to the minor, or extend it to adults, it has been this for two years, the real issue in the law. The original text (drawn up by the senator of the Pd, Elena Ferrari) was limited to juveniles, but the Room in the second reading the modified, extending it to over 18. The law passed by the Chamber circumscribes the range of action to minors, and confirm the last setting adopted in the Senate, which focuses on the prevention and interventions of educational character, with respect to the text of the Room and to the educational measures were complemented by instruments of a criminal law nature. The text acts only on the phenomenon of cyberbullying, having suppressed every reference to the bullying that was present in the processed version in the second reading by the Chamber. The profile of the cyberbully. Entering for the first time in the ordering of a precise legislative definition of cyberbullying. Bullying on the internet is every form of pressure, aggression, harassment, blackmail, libel, denigration, defamation, identity theft, alteration, manipulation, acquisition or unlawful processing of personal data made via internet to the detriment of minors. As well as the spread of content online (including a family) in order to isolate the minor by means a serious abuse, a malicious attack or ridiculed. The child who has completed 14 years and is a victim of cyberbullying (as well as each parent or who has responsibility over the child) may make application to the manager of the site, the Internet or social media to get the blackout, the removal or the blocking of any other personal data of the minor is posted on the Internet that must be performed within 48 hours from the instance. Is established a technical committee for the prevention and the contrast of cyberbullying and provides for the adoption by the ministry of Education, in concert with the ministry of Justice of appropriate guidelines for the prevention and the contrast of the phenomenon in schools. In particular, the guidelines should foresee a specific training of school staff, the promotion of the active role of students and the provision of support measures and rehabilitation of children involved. In each school must be designated a teacher functions as a reference point for initiatives against cyberbullying, which will collaborate with the police Forces, associations and youth centers present on the territory in case of need. The schools are called to develop prevention interventions and information, with the promotion of the responsible use of the internet. In the case of cyber bullying via the web, the commissioner may admonish the author, with a similar measure to that adopted for the stalking: up to when was not filed a lawsuit or complaint for the crimes of injury, defamation or threat or unlawful processing of personal data committed through the Internet, by minors, above 14 years of age in respect of another minor, the superintendent may convene the less responsible (along with at least one parent or other person having parental responsibility), awarning orally, and inviting him to hold a conduct complies with the law. (ADNKRONOS)
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