Friday, May 13, 2016

Sextortion online - something to be aware of in connection with women and children of both sexes


Online "sextortion" is a major problem, and how we can fix it
Benjamin Wittes, Cody Poplin, Quinta Jurecic and Clara Spera | @benjaminwittes

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A new Brookings report reveals that thousands of victims—mostly women and children—have been blackmailed by hackers into performing sexual acts online, but the lack of a federal sextortion law is, in many cases, failing to bring perpetrators to justice. Sextortion can lead to shame, self-hatred and disgust, and even suicide.

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