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Unscripting Harassment (Part 2)

Posted Tue 14 Mar 2017 - 18:07 | 4,159 views
Online harassment has taken various forms on the internet, including doxxing, intimate violence, stalking and so on. In this article, Part 2 of the series, Maya Ganesh explores a different way of thinking through this contemporary phenomenon by using an approach that emphasises 'design-thinking'. Possibilities that are explored include whether the system or platform can predict or respond to...

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Feminist politics of freedom of speech - Reflections on session in AWID 2016

Posted Sat 8 Oct 2016 - 10:53 | 7,754 views
The discourse on technology related violence against women is often pulled into debate vis-a-vis freedom of expression. This article attempts to unpack the possibility of looking at this debate different - to articulate what is the feminist politics of free speech. Does it go beyond the protection of the right as currently imagined, to open up the possibilities of those who are marginalized,...

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Rape and the courts: Going online isn't really justice

Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 - 03:56 | 6,286 views
Savannah Dietrich was raped. The rapists took photographs and circulated them at her school - but in a plea bargain, she was told that she was not allowed to tell people what had happened. She posted the names of her attackers on social media sites, risking a jail sentence and a fine. But is this justice?