Share via Email Fear of online abuse has made female gamers change their behaviour. From Minecraft to Misogyny, the Fight for the Future of Videogames co-authored by Dan Golding , Leena van Deventer writes candidly about a time she was sexually harassed online. She was playing Team Fortress 2 , an online multiplayer shooter, and one of her favourite games. We got a girl in here, boys! What are you wearing? Have you got any pics?
Share Vishwajeet Joshi would use innocent female aliases to add women, then bombard them with obscenities; at least 15 victims hail from Pune As voices speaking up against sexual harassment gather steam, the spotlight is being shone on the numerous ways in which this violence can be perpetrated. And, in an alarming instance showcasing the extent to which such debased behaviour can flourish, a year-old youth has been arrested by the Nashik cybercrime cell for harassing as many as women from all over the state, using popular online social networks like Facebook. Joshi was apprehended by cops on Tuesday, a day after one of his victims lodged a complaint at the Nashik cybercrime cell. Within 24 hours, police had utilised technical surveillance to trace Joshi down, and moved to arrest him from his Nashik home. The year-old complainant, a student, had received a video call from Joshi via Facebook Messenger last week, and shared that she was shocked to see an unknown, nude man trying to communicate with her. More video calls were also made to her, and a naked man with his face hidden was always the caller.
658 women across Maha harassed by Nashik youth’s nude calling on Facebook
I pretended to be the boy in class who was making her sick with dread. She had to look right at me and repeat the words until they felt possible, if not easy: But why was it so hard to put teeth into that defence? Women my age could answer that we were raised that way.
Airbrushing and Photoshop long ago opened photos to easy manipulation Now, videos are becoming just as vulnerable to fakes The videos have also been weaponised disproportionately against women The video showed the woman in a pink off-the-shoulder top, sitting on a bed, smiling a convincing smile. It was her face. But it had been seamlessly grafted, without her knowledge or consent, onto someone else's body: A crowd of unknown users had been passing it around online.