Mom wants Twitter to reveal names of cyber bullies

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Going to court over cyber bullying, a west suburban mom files a petition to force Twitter to reveal the names behind two accounts she says were used to impersonate and harass her young daughter.

The court filing says whoever is behind those Twitter accounts used them to bully and harass the victim, violating her privacy by publishing photographs and personal information, including her phone number without permission.

The language in the court documents calls this a case of using social media to take bullying to a whole new level.  The documents say there are references to poor hygiene and body weight, as well as messages that are sexual in nature.

The Twitter accounts have been suspended.

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