Friday, August 14, 2015

06. What motivates cyber harassment?

Cyber stalkers are often motivated by negative emotions or serious psychological factors. Psychiatric illness, obsession fixations, revenge, hate, anger and jealousy. At times, the victim may not even know or ever met the cyber stalker. Following are some reasons







To get the attention

Wrong place at the wrong time

They are driven by fantasies, desires for power and control, retribution, political or religrous reasons, psychiatric illness,peer acceptance or for personal and financial gains They can be any age, any gender and any economic status, race, religion or nationality. In simple they engage in criminal, coercive, deviant or abusive behaviors using Information and communication technology (ICT). They are a new threat to humanity.

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