abuse

Games News

The Games Industry Is Wrestling With Multiple New Allegations of Abuse

As more accusations roll through, so do more responses from the people being accused of misconduct.
Patrick Klepek
9.6.19
tech-internet

Freelance Site Fiverr Offers Illegal Private Spying Services

Fiverr removed a number of listings after Motherboard approached the company for comment.
Joseph Cox
8.27.19
Health

When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Bin

Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
Kimberly Lawson
8.12.19
tech-power

Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends

The app heavily suggested spying on a girlfriend without her consent.
Joseph Cox
7.4.19
tech-social-media

When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users

Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.25.19
tech-social-media

Facebook Quietly Changes Search Tool Used by Investigators, Abused By Companies

Facebook’s Graph Search allowed anyone to search a wealth of public data on Facebook in very specific ways, such as searching content for keywords in a particular point in time.
Joseph Cox
6.11.19
Music

We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

"If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him."
Noel Ransome
3.13.19
Essays

'Leaving Neverland' Is a Reckoning for Michael Jackson Fans

The documentary which airs in the UK on 6 and 7 March asks viewers to bear witness to the allegations of abuse against the late pop star.
Ann-Derrick Gaillot
3.5.19
Dating

A Collection of Revolting Texts From Men Who Got Rejected

"No wonder you're still alone. Enjoy masturbating forever."
Laura Roscioli
2.21.19
Noisey News

Ryan Adams Accused of Manipulation and Abuse in New Report

The New York Times interviewed a number of women who allege that Adams offered them chances to advance their careers while also pursuing them sexually. Through a lawyer, he denied the accusations.
Colin Joyce
2.14.19
prison

I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses

I've been collecting first-hand accounts from one of Canada’s most violent, dilapidated, and overcrowded northern jails for four years.
Thomas Rohner
2.13.19
Film

Everything We Know About the Controversial New Michael Jackson Documentary

'Leaving Neverland' has already sparked divided reactions and still has a complicated story to tell.
Taylor Hosking
1.11.19
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