Via IT Pro Image: Kevin White Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Microsoft signed an agreement back in May, which included stipulations forcing them to remove or disable hateful content within 24 hours of detecting it. However, according to a new report by the EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, tech firms are failing to meet these standards.
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Image: Jorge Sanmartín Maïssa (Flickr) Here are some links about cyberviolence (mostly positive)! Women and girls with disabilities are at higher risk of cyberviolence. Many policies have been written, but only that. No follow through has occurred by the creation of programs or services created. …although technology provides great opportunities for supporting women and girls with disabilities, it
Via Quartz A new report released by the Data & Society Research Institute and the Center for Innovative Public Health Research found that 47% of Americans have experienced online harassment and abuse, from nasty name-calling to stalking and privacy violations. This is concerning on its own, but the data also shows worrisome demographic divisions. This
(Thanks to Lynn Verge for the links!) A story from St. John’s made the National news last week when a journalist Tara Bradbury received misogynist hate mail simply for covering a local Feminist festival. She responded by writing about the experience. Especially noteworthy was the support from her editor and the larger community. Here is
(Thanks for sharing Eric!) The first is a lovely cartoon by Ronnie Ritchie via Everyday Feminism on how to respond when you are criticized online. Here’s a quick preview: Funny. I am in the middle of reading a book entitled The Curse of the Good Girl by Rachel Simmons. In it she addresses how girls
I happen to be the librarian in an awesome, small, private, all girl’s high school (in Quebec this means grade 7 to 11). During the first year at my job, I met a parent who happened to be a sociologist specializing in youth and technology. Although her thesis was almost done, she was happy to