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Hero Woman Refuses to Be Shamed After Her Public Threesome Goes Viral

When women are caught being sexual on the internet, it's still up to them to find a way to control their own stories.
Sarah Ratchford
7.15.15
tech

How a 'Sextortionist' Went from Trolling Bieber Fan Pages to Being Sent to Prison for Child Pornography

What started as a relatively harmless ring of internet pranksters became a playground for a demented adult.
Allie Conti
6.3.15
News

Canada's Conservatives Are Using Cyberbullying to Normalize Online Surveillance

A new law is being proposed that would supposedly crack down on "cyberbullies," but its language also targets terrorists and those who steal cable TV signals. This appears to be the latest trojan horse maneuver by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's...
Patrick McGuire
11.25.13
News

Inside Anonymous’s Operation to Out Rehtaeh Parsons’s Rapists

In the wake of Rehtaeh Parson's suicide, Anonymous is threatening Nova Scotia's authorities. They say they will release the names of those they believe to be guilty of raping Parson. We spoke to an organizer of that particular Anonymous-led operation...
Patrick McGuire
4.12.13
News

The RCMP Is Failing to Protect Teenage Girls

Rehtaeh Parsons, a teenage girl from Nova Scotia, was taken off life support on Sunday after a failed suicide attempt. Her mother believes being raped by four teenage boys led to her death. The RCMP has been unable to arrest anyone in connection to the...
Ian Borsuk
4.10.13
News

Kody Maxson, Amanda Todd's Alleged Tormenter, Has Reemerged Online

Kody Maxson, the guy who won "Blackmailer of the Year" from a YouTube channel called The Daily Capper and has been accused by Anonymous as the guy who tormented Amanda Todd to death, has popped back up on the internet.
Patrick McGuire
1.11.13
The Hopelessness Issue

Cowards Are Blackmailing Young Women to Death on the Internet

The most despicable corners of the internet house a byzantine network devoted to sharing screen-captured images of naked—and often underage—girls. And quite a few of these individuals get off on manipulating, blackmailing, and shaming the young women...
Patrick McGuire
12.21.12
News

Tracing Kody Maxson, the Online Blackmailer Alleged to Have Tormented Amanda Todd

In the days that have passed since my initial report about Amanda Todd’s suicide, the story has become even more convoluted and concerning. In an effort to clear some of this up, I decided to thoroughly vet Anonymous’s background research on Kody...
Patrick McGuire
10.17.12