Archive for: May, 2018

What you need to know about revenge porn laws in SA

What you need to know about revenge porn laws in South Africa

  Four years after a Californian woman sued her ex-boyfriend for posting sexually explicit photographs and videos of her online, she has been awarded $6.4 million (R80 million) in one the largest judgments of its kind. According to the the New York Times, shortly after a California woman and her […]

Britain will introduce new laws for social media companies to tackle cyberbullying and online child exploitation- Technology News, Firstpost

Britain will introduce new laws for social media companies to tackle cyberbullying and online child exploitation- Technology News, Firstpost

  Britain will tackle “the Wild West elements” on the internet from cyber-bullying to online child exploitation by introducing new laws for social media companies, digital minister Matt Hancock said on 20 May. Launching a consultation on what measures should be used to ensure the safety of those using the […]

South Korean women demand equal justice for internet sex crimes amid 'spy-cam porn epidemic'

South Korean women demand equal justice for internet sex crimes amid ‘spy-cam porn epidemic’

  “Just because the victim is a man and the suspect is a woman this time, the country is investigating the case differently,” wrote one petitioner, according to the JoongAng daily. “Remember the cases of women who were victims of hidden camera crimes and went to the police for help?” […]

What this revenge porn site's shutdown means to one of its victims

What this revenge porn site’s shutdown means to one of its victims

  The Dutch police recently located and shut down the servers of Anon-IB, a message board notorious for revenge porn, i.e. nude photos that have been obtained and reshared without the owner’s consent. In 2011 nude photos of Emma Holten, a Danish feminist activist, were hacked from her email account […]

Cyber bullying is terrible to experience

Cyber bullying is terrible to experience

  The next time you see a seven or eight-year-old with their head bent over a device, think again before you marvel at their expertise in gaming or discovering the right app for YouTube. These kids are also potential victims to the cyberbullies that stalk the internet. Cyberbullying is being […]