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10.7.19

Most Deepfakes Are Used for Creating Non-Consensual Porn, Not Fake News

A new study examined thousands of deepfake videos posted online.

9.5.19

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.

9.3.19

‘Night in the Woods’ Developer Alec Holowka Dies

The game creator had recently been accused of sexual abuse.

7.26.19

The Feds Want to Talk to the Pilots Who Flew Jeffrey Epstein's "Lolita Express"

Federal prosecutors at the SDNY reportedly subpoenaed Epstein's personal pilots earlier this month.

7.16.19

The One Company I Gave My Address To Won’t Delete It

I get packages delivered to friends and don’t have my name on my doorbell. But all of my work may have been undermined by a cheap mattress.

7.16.19

Neo-Nazi Who Unleashed a “Troll Storm” on a Jewish Woman May Have to Pay Her $14M

The lawsuit against Andrew Anglin, founder of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, alleged Gersh and her 12-year-old son were terrorized by the harassment.

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7.9.19

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.

6.30.19

Facebook's First 'Civil Rights Audit' Is the First Step in Climbing Everest

Facebook's Civil Rights Audit, published on Sunday, recommends the platform also ban implicit forms of white nationalism.

6.5.19

YouTube Miserably Fails to Explain Why It Didn’t Ban Steven Crowder

The platform has rolled out a series of confusing tweets and background statements about Steven Crowder's antagonism of Vox's Carlos Maza.

6.5.19

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”

6.5.19

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.

4.25.19

DataCamp CEO Steps Down After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Prompt Backlash

DataCamp co-founder and CEO Jonathan Cornelissen stepped down after sexual misconduct allegations promoted teachers to boycott their own classes.

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