Category: News update on cybercrimes against women and laws

Gender and Internet : Web magazine for Cyber law for women News update for September 20- October 24, 2021

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Facebook targeted for not sharing expected transparency reports on policy measures for cyber safety of users inlcuding women and children
https://www.fox5ny.com/news/facebook-oversight-board-criticizes-company-for-not-being-fully-forthcoming

The first female governor of NewYork signs Bills into legislation for preventing cyber bullying and measuring impact of cyber bullying.
https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-signs-online-safety-package-legislation

Japanese man uses AI to create deep fake contents by reconstructing blurred parts especially private parts and sells the contents online. Japanese police claims to have arrested and charged the man for violating obscenity laws.
https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgdq87/deepfakes-japan-arrest-japanese-porn

Edinburgh court takes up matter for trial of man accused of terror offences who is found to have stored images of sexual activities with mutilated bodies of women
https://www.thenational.scot/news/19655198.glenrothes-terror-suspect-dead-girl-pics-folder-computer-edinburgh-court-hears/

Frederick county grand jury in the US six men including one who is accused of raping woman, possessing child pornography materials.
https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/crime_and_justice/frederick-county-grand-jury-indicts-defendants-for-rape-arson-burglary/article_d4be30ca-d36a-5cae-bcf1-ac08c279147e.html

Smart toilets pose more threat to privacy for men and women now.
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/sep/23/the-smart-toilet-era-is-here-are-you-ready-to-share-your-analprint-with-big-tech?fbclid=IwAR1_nUbHSP6mNiuAdKtrT9cQDU9mTVNMPEaRKK-q_-r20pjC8W0wwOtt6eY