Creepshots

Motherboard

Pornhub Is Hosting Illegal Upskirt Videos

Upskirt videos are often illegal in the United States. But that hasn’t stopped porn giant Pornhub from hosting the videos, even when the clips violate Pornhub’s own policies.
Joseph Cox
6.13.18
Going Underground

Inside the Private Forums Where Men Illegally Trade Upskirt Photos

After being pushed from social networks, a large community of self-described “shooters” have continued to share photos and videos exposing women on closed-off, dedicated forums for years, including illegally swapping upskirt clips.
Joseph Cox
5.8.18
FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING

First Case Filed Under NYC's New Revenge Porn Law

An ex-boyfriend and other Tumblr users shared intimate photos of a CUNY associate professor. Now, she is fighting back using New York’s recently passed revenge porn legislation, and is putting much of the blame on Tumblr.
Joseph Cox
4.13.18
creepshot

Amazon Sells Guide on How to Take Upskirt Photos

The for-sale guide includes advice on taking so-called creepshots, and comes after Reddit banned related sub-Reddits.
Joseph Cox
4.6.18
back again

Tumblr Has a Massive Creepshots Problem

After Reddit famously banned the creepshots sub-reddit, which shared non-consensual, revealing photos of women, Tumblr now has a slew of users pushing out similar photos across at least dozens of dedicated blogs.
Joseph Cox
3.16.18
Highlights

Grizzlies PA Announcer Fired for Allegedly Filming Upskirt Videos in Church

The Grizzlies PA announcer lost his job with the team and the church.
Sean Newell
8.9.16
tech

It's Still Not a Crime to Take Upskirt Photos in Most of America

Smartphones have made it easy for creeps to take sneaky photos of women in public places and then upload those pictures online without their knowledge—and it's all perfectly legal, at least for now.
Daniel Serrano
5.21.15
News

The ACLU Is Fighting to Keep Revenge Porn Safe and Legal for Pervs

Your vagina has less of a right to privacy than your credit card numbers or medical records. That's objectively fucked-up.
Mary Emily O'Hara
11.12.14
Stuff

Reddit Is Less of a Lawless Free-for-All Than It Thinks It Is

Taking down illegal or objectionable subreddits doesn't make Reddit any less of a bastion of free speech, but it does make it less horrible than it was before.
Allegra Ringo
9.30.14
Motherboard Blog

With a Media War Brewing, Reddit Faces Its Biggest Decision Yet

The "front page of the Internet" chooses between r/creepshots and being a media player.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
10.12.12