harassment

Jeffrey Epstein

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.
Emma Ockerman
7.26.19
Hacking

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.
Joseph Cox
7.16.19
Daily Stormer

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.
Tess Owen
7.16.19
tech-power

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.
Joseph Cox
7.9.19
tech-social-media

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.
Joseph Cox
6.30.19
content moderation

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.
Jason Koebler
Mack Lamoureux
6.5.19
Tech news

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.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.5.19
YouTube

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.
David Gilbert
6.5.19
programming

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.
Caroline Haskins
4.25.19
programming

DataCamp Teachers Boycott Their Own Classes Following Sexual Misconduct by Executive

Instructors say that the online data science learning platform has failed to meaningfully address an incident that happened at a company gathering in 2017.
Arielle Gordon
4.22.19
sexual harassment

At Flaunt Magazine, a “progressive” workplace meant unwanted groping and kissing, lawsuit says

A new lawsuit accuses the magazine's CEO and editor-in-chief of harassment.
Carter Sherman
4.11.19
privacy

Stalkers and Debt Collectors Impersonate Cops to Trick Big Telecom Into Giving Them Cell Phone Location Data

In several cases, a stalker impersonated a US Marshal and reported a fake kidnapping in order to get telecom companies to give them real-time cell phone location data.
Joseph Cox
3.6.19
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