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"...It it is not only "interesting" in respect to the legality but almost beyond comprehension in respect to her actions....".

 

As a smart phone Luddite, and one who will only text to get directions or to make plans to meet someone, it's all beyond my comprehension. I am totally unable to understand cyber bullying, people thinking they are 'conversing' via text, or people thinking they are communicating 'feelings' through texting. None of it makes sense to me We have a society full of people who won't talk to one another, but think they are having 'relationships' with people via social media.

    To think that someone would react so strongly to words on a device is not understandable to me. 

  


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If you have been following this case you know that this is a controversial decision in a strange case.   Michelle Carter, the girlfriend of the 18 year, did nothing to stop him from taking his life, far from it.  Rather she told him to go ahead and do it.    She was nowhere near him and was not physically involved but was talking to him on the phone. 

 

It it is not only "interesting" in respect to the legality but almost beyond comprehension in respect to her actions.

 

Any observations?

 

 

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A Massachusetts woman accused of sending her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages encouraging him to kill himself was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Friday.

Sobs broke out as a shaken Michelle Carter listened to Judge Lawrence Moniz's decision in Bristol Juvenile Court.

Carter could face up to 20 years in prison in the 2014 suicide of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III. Roy was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in his pickup truck.

http://m.nydailynews.com/news/crime/michelle-carter-guilty-involuntary-manslaughter-article-1.325281...

 

 

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