He may be anonymous and solicit involvement of other people online who do not even know the target.
Cyberstalking is a criminal offense under various state anti-stalking, slander and harassment laws.
According to The National Center for Victims of Crime, "cyber stalking" is threatening communication or unwanted advances directed at another person using the Internet and other forms of online and computer communications.
It can involve the use of email, instant messaging, chat rooms, bulletin boards and/or other electronic communication devices to repeatedly harass or threaten another person.
And the affected person often has little - or no - control over most of these symptoms.Cyberstalking is often accompanied by realtime or offline stalking.A stalker may be an online stranger or a person whom the target knows.It was late summer when we met, on a patio jutting out onto the Pacific.The night was still warm as I sipped my Gewürztraminer and asked him about his exciting career.