Monday, March 31, 2014

Cesarean Birth Photo reported for graphic violence on Facebook.

Radical feminist activist Cathy Brennan was reported for violating Facebook's "Community Standards" for posting a picture of her c-section birth.  Apparently BIRTH is now a threat to the public safety and/or depicts harm to someone.  

                                 Do birth photos violate Facebook's community standards?

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Shame on Facebook

Good resource on inappropriate FB content that they won't take down, for instance, the inappropriate child video with horrific comments last week that was shared by thousands before it was finally removed.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

There's no place to hide from justice

Internet trolls in the UK were warned yesterday that there's no place to hide from justice, and they can expect arrest if they threatened or abused people online. 

Culture secretary Maria Miller said that the same rules would be applicable online as well as off and stressed that just because people engaged in this behaviour over the internet,  it wasn't a lawless zone.

Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention, Miller said: "Whether it is images of child abuse or terrorist material we will use the full force of the law, both national and international, to take down that content and pursue the perpetrators.  If you are vilely insulted, or threatened to attack someone in person on the street, you do so expecting to be arrested and charged.  The same applies to social media."

The government has been cracking down hugely on online trolls, with over 2000 people prosecuted last year.

Read Full article here.