Adam Bennett reports:
Authorities are investigating whether New Zealand should follow California’s lead and make it a criminal offence to impersonate others including politicians on the internet, notably via Twitter and Facebook.
California has passed legislation making it a crime to “harm, intimidate, threaten or defraud” through the internet or other electronic means. The offence carries a fine of up to US$1000 ($1350), a year in jail or both.
Read more in the New Zealand Herald.