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Cyber Harassment

HeartMob Will Provide Real-Time Support To People Being Harassed Online

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women

An estimated 40 percent of Internet users have been harassed online, and a new service wants to help victims as it happens. The anti-harassment gr...

Keyboard Cowards

Jay Tavare | Posted 04.08.2015 | Technology
Jay Tavare

I mean you don't even have to be famous or a public figure to have some stranger hating on you, just because they can safely do it from behind closed doors, hidden, using fake names and false social media profiles. It truly is a new phenomenon that is on the rise everywhere.

This Woman Is Using Nude Photos To Fight Revenge Porn

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.19.2015 | Women

A hacker put nude images of Emma Holten on the Internet -- but she refuses to be ashamed of her naked body. A new photo series featuring Holten nu...

The Lawless Internet? Myths and Misconceptions About CDA Section 230

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 02.17.2014 | Crime
Mary Anne Franks

Section 230 is an important and complex law, and it is both dangerous and inaccurate to treat it as a blanket license for online abuse. Unfortunately, the popular understanding of §230 is at best imprecise.

Adult Bullying: Harassment By People You Respect

Sue Scheff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sue Scheff

Bullying doesn't come to a standstill after graduating from the playground, and giving grown-ups a pass on aggressive behavior only sets a bad example for our children still on the playground.

Cyber-Harassment: What the Online Community Can Do to Stop the Trolls

Jade Walker | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media
Jade Walker

Over the course of my 22 years in journalism, I have been threatened numerous times. Sometimes the subjects of my stories didn't like having their misdeeds aired to the public, and so they lashed out. Sometimes, the people involved were just nuts.

The Unbearable Unawareness of Cyber-Harassment

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bennet Kelley

Every year, 1.5 million Americans are victims of cyber-harassment. For those affected, cyber-harassment threatens their careers and stains their reputations, sometimes for two years or more.