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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
THQ Nordic Held Q&A on a Website Banned for Suspected Child Pornography
The company has since apologized, saying the move was done without "proper due diligence to understand the history and the controversy of the site." That's bullshit.
How Facebook Trains Content Moderators to Put Out ‘PR Fires’ During Elections
Internal Facebook documents obtained by Motherboard show specific steps and strategies taken by the company to fight content moderation issues that may spike during an election season.
This Wrestler Is Exposing the Disgusting DMs She Gets From Fans
In the two-volume series "DMs of a Female Indy Wrestler," Jordynne Grace has been publishing the gross online messages she gets from men. The books are some of the most public accounts of harassment that women wrestlers face.
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Coachella Is Taking Steps To Prevent Sexual Assault
Coachella's new Every One initiative will include trained counselors, consent guidelines, and "safety ambassadors" at this year's festival.
#ThotAudit Is Compiling Massive Databases of Sex Workers and Reporting Them to PayPal
Some of the spreadsheets contain nearly 200,000 entries.
A New Zealand Woman Was Charged for Doxing a Sex Worker Online
This case happened in a country where sex work is legal, but it still illustrates how people exploit stigma and shame.
The Culture War Comes to Linux
After Linux adopted a new Code of Conduct, a small group of programmers threatened to rescind their code from the project. Lead Linux developers say the threat is "hollow."