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Pornhub content purge crucial move, but to root out non-consensual porn, society must question 'normalised' rape culture
India

Pornhub content purge crucial move, but to root out non-consensual porn, society must question 'normalised' rape culture

The rape culture purports it as the responsibility of trafficked women or victims of revenge porn to ensure that their non-consensual videos do not end up online while placing no onus on the platform to disallow such content or to take swift and strict action on non-consensual porn

Deepfakes now included under Virginia's revenge porn law, declared illegal
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Deepfakes now included under Virginia's revenge porn law, declared illegal

Violating the rule carries up to 12 months in prison and up to $2,500 in fines in Virginia.

Facebook to use AI for combating revenge porn on its platform
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Facebook to use AI for combating revenge porn on its platform

Facebook will also launch a support hub called “Not Without My Consent” on its safety center page.

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?
Gaming

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?

A PIL was recently filed in the Bombay HC calling for a ban on the popular video game, PUBG.

Australia ends Facebook's controversial 'revenge porn' trial which asked users to send 'nude photos'
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Australia ends Facebook's controversial 'revenge porn' trial which asked users to send 'nude photos'

Facebook's trial to battle against 'revenge porn' by asking users to send 'nude photographs' got rejected by Australia over privacy issues.

Facebook asks users to send in their intimate images to curb revenge porn
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Facebook asks users to send in their intimate images to curb revenge porn

In this pilot program, users who fear that their intimate pictures can be shared on social media channels have an option to send them to Facebook.

Discord shuts down a channel where AI was used to doctor celebrities in pornographic videos
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Discord shuts down a channel where AI was used to doctor celebrities in pornographic videos

When Discord was reportedly informed about the situation, it took down the channel. The channel goes by the name of "deepfakes".

Facebook pays out damages in revenge porn lawsuit involving a 14-year old Irish girl
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Facebook pays out damages in revenge porn lawsuit involving a 14-year old Irish girl

Lawyers acting on behalf of the girl launched proceedings after her photo was allegedly posted on a page on Facebook between November 2014 and January 2016.

Facebook is proactively fighting revenge porn on its platform by using specially trained professional reviewers
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Facebook is proactively fighting revenge porn on its platform by using specially trained professional reviewers

Facebook launched the experiment in Australia this week to help prevent non-consensual intimate images from being posted and shared on its platforms.

Facebook is testing a method to create digital fingerprint of nudes sent to the Messenger app to stop revenge porn
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Facebook is testing a method to create digital fingerprint of nudes sent to the Messenger app to stop revenge porn

Once the image is sent via Messenger, Facebook would use technology to "hash" it, which means creating a digital fingerprint or link.

Twitter's reluctance to enforce its policies undermines its new guidelines for dealing with revenge porn
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Twitter's reluctance to enforce its policies undermines its new guidelines for dealing with revenge porn

Content like this is known as revenge porn, where usually jilted lovers post explicit content of their partners online. The motivation is mostly to malign them and seek sadistic pleasure from the humiliation they receive.

New laws for revenge porn to be introduced: We have a look at some of the required changes
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New laws for revenge porn to be introduced: We have a look at some of the required changes

In a welcome move, the Ministry of Women and Child Development is seeking to make changes in the laws to deal with cybercrimes against women with a special focus on revenge porn.

Revenge porn: How does one define this phenomenon when Indian laws don't even cover it?
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Revenge porn: How does one define this phenomenon when Indian laws don't even cover it?

While countries like the US and Canada have already implemented these laws, India still remains behind in updating its cybercrime law.

Facebook has refused to remove a revenge porn post shared in gender exclusive group
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Facebook has refused to remove a revenge porn post shared in gender exclusive group

Facebook has reportedly refused to remove a fat shaming, revenge porn post published in a secret, gender exclusive group.

Understanding non-consensual pornography: How to recognise, defeat online sexual violence
India

Understanding non-consensual pornography: How to recognise, defeat online sexual violence

Given that incidents of non-consensual pornography are expected to rise in the future, India must categorise revenge porn, morphing as independent offences.

Leaked Facebook data shows 54,000 reports of revenge porn and sextortion in just one month
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Leaked Facebook data shows 54,000 reports of revenge porn and sextortion in just one month

The actual extent of such activity could be far more considering the number of people who would not want to report the incidents.

Facebook launches new tool to tackle 'revenge porn': Here's what can be done
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Facebook launches new tool to tackle 'revenge porn': Here's what can be done

Facebook on Wednesday announced that is launching tools to prevent the upload and reupload of ‘revenge porn’.

Facebook adds tools to prevent repeat sharing of banned images, to fight 'revenge porn'
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Facebook adds tools to prevent repeat sharing of banned images, to fight 'revenge porn'

Facebook Inc is adding tools on Wednesday to make it easier for users to report so-called "revenge porn" and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once they have been banned, the company said.

Google search to prevent results pertaining to the search term 'Revenge Porn' from showing up
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Google search to prevent results pertaining to the search term 'Revenge Porn' from showing up

Google said Friday it was taking steps to remove from search results "revenge porn," or sexually explicit images of people posted without their consent.

Japan's lower house passes bill to make 'revenge porn' a criminal act
World

Japan's lower house passes bill to make 'revenge porn' a criminal act

Japan's lower house on Tuesday passed a bill criminalising "revenge porn", as it seeks a legal remedy to a growing problem of the Internet age.