When Reviewers Attack – Part Two – Evidence of Crimes

An important issue. This together with the earlier posts is worth reading.

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Part Two on my series, “When Reviewers Attack,” exposing the truth behind criminal reviewers

(See Prologue & Part One for more info)

I am taking a stand against the criminal behavior. I spoke with several authors who have been victims of cyberstalking crime from Goodreads “reviewers,” or “trolls.”

If you review a book and don’t like it, it’s OK – as long as that’s where your negativity ends. But if you use that as a reason to attack an author’s credibility and integrity online, and/or if you commit a crime against an author, then not only are you a troll, but you’re also a criminal.

Several crimes have been committed in the examples to follow, as you’ll see in the statutes outlined in “Sources.”

47 USCS § 223 outlines the federal statute regarding harassment and prohibits people from using the internet (c) “with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass…

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