The “New Age” Of Bullying

The “New Age” Of Bullying

First there was schoolyard bullying, then came cyber bullying. Now with the increased demand for WiFi, we have a new kind of bullying.

Students in South Korea are being bullied into paying for their tormentors WiFi. They are forced to sign up for subscriptions (costing about $40 a month), and then turn on the WiFi “hot spot” function on their phones, so that bullies can have full, free access to the Internet.

Not only do victims have to pay, but this kills their own phone battery, as more than one user is drawing from its WiFi. Bullying is dangerous no matter its form, and it seems that bullies are getting creative.

About The Author

Nimritta Parmar

Nimritta is a third year student at Simon Fraser University, studying English and Communications. She's a Facebook rat (AKA master procrastinator), and being a student for the last 16 years of her life means that she has education on the brain! (perhaps you've noticed?)

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