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  NBC News Update 4 06-19-12

Victim's family pleased with Rutgers' verdict

  The family of a college student who committed suicide after learning that his roommate secretly recorded his tryst with another man says they are hopeful that the guilty verdict will serve as a warning to cyber bullies.

Reaction to Rutgers gay-spying case: From 'vengeance' to 'precedent-setting'

 Reaction in the legal and gay communities was mixed Friday to a guilty verdict against a former Rutgers University student who used a webcam to spy on his gay roommate's romantic encounters, with some saying it will be a “precedent-setting” nationwide and othe … Full story

On the Net, reactions pour in on Rutgers webcam trial verdict

The verdict returned Friday against Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student who spied on the sexual tryst of Tyler Clementi, a roommate who later committed suicide, made for fast and furious conversation on the Web. Full story

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