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.
‘Night in the Woods’ Developer Alec Holowka Dies
The game creator had recently been accused of sexual abuse.
Freelance Site Fiverr Offers Illegal Private Spying Services
Fiverr removed a number of listings after Motherboard approached the company for comment.
When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Garbage
Pressuring someone not to use birth control is called reproductive coercion and it's a form of intimate partner violence.
Jeffrey Epstein's Victims Allegedly Recruited More Girls for Him. That's Not Uncommon — or Their Fault.
“They see themselves as being in love, as making the best decisions with the limited circumstances that they have.”
GitHub Removed Open Source Versions of DeepNude
After the creator of DeepNude shuttered its app that digitally undressed women, multiple people uploaded their own versions to GitHub.
Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends
The app heavily suggested spying on a girlfriend without her consent.
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.
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.
Google Says Right-Wing YouTube Star Can Continue His Racist and Homophobic Abuse
Vox Media's Carlos Maza has been the target of a two-year bullying campaign, and YouTube just gave it the all-clear.
Female Genital Mutilation Is Happening in the U.S. These Survivors Are Fighting to Stop It.
A national ban on the practice was struck down, and Trump's DOJ isn't defending it.
The Missing Teen Whose Cold Case Was Revived With the Probe of a 'Warlock' Pedophile Ring
In 1988, Lee Boxell disappeared without a trace, and the case gradually went cold—until 2011, when an investigation into child abuse at a youth club gave the family some hope of closure.