MySpace Mom Convicted

Lori Drew, the mother who posed as a teenage boy on MySpace and taunted a classmate of her daughter who eventually killed herself was acquitted today of a conspiracy felony charge and convicted on three lesser misdemeanor charges. Drew faces up to three years in prison and $300,000 in fines. The felony charge was “accessing a computer without authorization to inflict emotional distress.” It is unclear if she will be retried. If she is, she could face up to 20 years in prison.