Gender and Internet : Web magazine for Cyber law for women News update for December 15th- December 21, 2020

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Japanese man allured women with suicidal tendencies through Twitter to kill them and hid body parts in his apartment. Arrested in 2017, this Twitter killer gets death sentence for murdering.
https://www-bbc-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-55313161?amp_js_v=a6&amp_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQHKAFQArABIA%3D%3D&fbclid=IwAR2ppKBDUR9QsUMmOfZQ1W8fkS0O8-DlkWsJzzxweQtGuKibamXsYuXEvOs#aoh=16080903667883&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.com%2Fnews%2Fworld-asia-55313161

Uber refuses to share the data about sexual abuse cases involving Uber drivers on the basis of protection of privacy of victims. California Public utility commission rejects the said ground and slaps $59 million on Uber.
https://www.google.com/search?q=California+Public+Utility+Commission&rlz=1C1CHBF_enIN919IN919&oq=California+Public+Utility+Commission&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Federal Trade Commission reaches out every social media company to provide explanation as to what private data of users are collected and why.
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/12/ftc-kicks-off-sweeping-privacy-probe-of-nine-major-social-media-firms/?fbclid=IwAR27xPWnAaFmDwEdbgfXHpHdBWQ6vWAAZCqmhY3NrG00DTvDvaYGya6c1Jo

A private law website in India receives ‘urgent removal’ removal request for a court judgement from the official incident reporting ID of Computer emergency response team. Cyber secueity infrastructure of top government websites are questioned.
https://www-indiatoday-in.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.indiatoday.in/amp/technology/news/story/cert-in-employees-use-official-incident-reporting-id-to-ask-website-to-censor-indian-court-order-1749417-2020-12-14?amp_js_v=a6&amp_gsa=1&usqp=mq331AQFKAGwASA%3D&fbclid=IwAR2Rrs0TTJJjaVBXO89N9GzMZyynj6g0HPoABLmaPkoiazPac6BKQkrf0RA#csi=1&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.indiatoday.in%2Ftechnology%2Fnews%2Fstory%2Fcert-in-employees-use-official-incident-reporting-id-to-ask-website-to-censor-indian-court-order-1749417-2020-12-14

Victim of physical gang sexual assault in Egypt files compliant with the concerned government agency and gets more threats. On her social media outrage, Egypt Prosecution orders for seven accused.
https://egyptianstreets.com/2020/12/18/sexually-assaulted-and-threatened-egypts-public-prosecution-orders-arrest-of-seven-men-in-mit-ghamr-assault/

Jobless man from Hyderabad, India allured woman by impersonating, collected her personal data and photograph. When the victim refused to chat over Facebook, the accused allegedly threated to share her nude pictures. Police arrests the accused and slaps charges under Sections 66C, 66D, 67 of the IT Act and 354, 506, 509 of the Indian Penal Code.
https://www.siasat.com/hyderabad-man-arrested-for-stalking-blackmailing-women-on-social-media-2047366/

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