Mom in MySpace case can use Web again

/ Source: The Associated Press

A Missouri mother who was tried on accusations she was involved in a MySpace hoax directed at a 13-year-old girl who committed suicide has been told she can use the Internet again.

The lawyer for Lori Drew says she has been offered a job that requires her to use a computer and the Internet. A federal judge in California on Thursday modified Drew's bail so she can.

Drew was convicted last fall in the case where she was accused of illegally accessing a computer to harass a neighborhood teenager, Megan Meier. U.S. District Judge George Wu tentatively threw out convictions against Drew in July.

Wu said if Drew was found guilty, anyone who ever violated the social networking site's terms of service would be guilty of a misdemeanor, and that would be unconstitutional.

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