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You can now be charged for annoying someone if you send and email or put information on a web site that annoys someone. Here is the Library of Congress Link. and search for Sec. 113 and the United States Whitehouse website and

It’s illegal to annoy
A new federal law states that when you annoy someone on the Internet, you must disclose your identity. Here’s the relevant language.

“Whoever…utilizes any device or software that can be used to originate telecommunications or other types of communications that are transmitted, in whole or in part, by the Internet… without disclosing his identity and with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any person…who receives the communications…shall be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.”