WhatsApp sues Israeli firm accusing of hacking phones of activists. Several women, who were already victims of online violence including rape threats, online misogyny etc, are also affected
Katie Hill, the U.S. Representative becomes victim of online exploitation and non consensual porn. Hill’s private images with a staffer get leaked infringing her privacy.
Fake dating site which was victimizing men, was found to be engaging women for alluring men for the site. These women were promised high financial rewards if they could allure men and trick them into depositing money to meet women as proposed through fake profiles.
Woman crew brings law suits against two US pilots for allegedly committed voyeurism in 2017 by placing hidden camera in the lavatory of the flight. The images were streamed in the cockpit
Australian law makers follow UK to use Facial Recognition tool to prevent children from accessing porn contents.
Porn Hub, one of world’s biggest porn sites is being flooded by voyeur, non consensual porn images of women and girls that are captured using hidden cameras. Site users are using keywords such ‘hidden camera’ to access more voyeur and non consensual porn contents
Husband uploads non consensual photos of estranged wife on social media profiles through an impersonating profile to defame her in India. They were allegedly married for 12 years and got separated recently. Suspect is yet to be arrested.
Florida teenager girl violates child porn laws by sexting to friends
Public profiles of women and men uploaded on LinkedIn may not expect privacy cocoons from web scrappers. US court rules that web scrapping of LinkedIn without the consent of the owner of the website would be violate laws.
Stakeholders in UK express concern over surveillance used by law less Facial recognition technology which may violate privacy rights of women and men
Two men get arrested under Sections 20 (offences against the dignity of a natural person), 21 (offences against modesty) and 24 (cyber stalking) of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (Peca), 2016.and Section 109 (abatement) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) for harassing women with objectionable contents over WhatsApp in Pakistan
While High Court in Great Britain holds facial recognition by police legal, artist designs metal jewelry to block facial recognition
Man gets arrested for creating impersonating profile of woman and using the same for sending lewd messages to other women in India
35 year old Philippine woman who was arrested in July, 2019 for sending photos of her 4 year old son being sexually abused through an online messaging platform in lieu of money, is now sentenced for jail for 25 years by Philippines court. The woman is also sentenced to pay fine and damages.
YouTube fined for collecting personal data of children : cyber safety of children in the hands of service providers gets questioned again