Court fines Russian woman for insulting rival on the Internet

Court fines Russian woman for insulting rival on the Internet

17 Jul, 02:34 PM

For the first time in the history of the internet in Russia a court has sentenced a user for publicly insulting another user online. website writes. The sentence was passed at a court in Pervouralsk, the Urals Region.

Alevtina Kazantseva, 23, created a fake profile on the popular Russian social network Odnoklassniki for the sole purpose of making insulting remarks about Larisa K., 28, whom she accused of stealing her boyfriend.

The comments Alevtina made about Larisa's looks were so rude that the she made screenshots of the conversation and took them to court.

The judge ordered the offender to pay 15,000 rubles ($470) – 5,000 rubles as an administrative fine and 10,000 rubles to the plaintiff in moral damages.

Tags: Internet, women, weird

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