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Published:October 24th, 2006 15:27 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Jayne Hitchcock, Author of Net Crimes

Judyth Piazza chats with Jayne Hitchcock, Author of Net Crimes

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)


Jayne A. Hitchcock is a nationally recognized net crimes and security expert. She has helped pass laws related to online harassment in many states including Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. Jayne also volunteers her time as a consultant on Internet crime cases for police departments nationwide, the U.S. Department of Justice Victims of Crime, and the National Center for Victims of Crime.

As president of Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA), at, Jayne helps victims of net crimes fight back. She has taken her online harassment expertise to the lecture circuit throughout the world, providing messages of hope to victims and training workshops for law enforcement personnel.

She has been featured in the media, in print and on TV and radio, including Time magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, Family Circle`s "The Web Made Easy," and by the Associated Press newswire. She has been interviewed on 48 Hours, A&E Investigative Reports, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, and The Montel Williams Show.

Jayne is on the faculty at the University of Maryland University College as a virtual assistant for Basic and Advanced Internet Courses. She is the author of several books, including her latest, NET CRIMES & MISDEMEANORS, published in July 2002, and contributes to several magazines, namely Link-Up, Cinescape, Naval History, Pipes & Tobaccos, and IT. She lives in New England with her husband, Christopher, and their two Shiba dogs, Bandit and Guin. For more information about Jayne, visit her Web site:

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