Many of those who assaulted her are unlikely ever to be identified.Greater Manchester Police had the chance to rescue the teenager in August 2008, when she was arrested following a disturbance at one of two takeaways frequented by the gang.
A group of ethical hackers have now started a crackdown on explicit social media pages in India, revealed cyber security experts.
Your pictures may be among several thousands that are being morphed and misused to promote online sex chats and pornographic content.
They are using pictures of attractive women to entice users to connect on sex chats.
There are several such active pages, but cops are barely doing anything to take them down," cyber crime expert Kislay Choudhary, who has worked with Delhi and Noida Police in several cases, said.
In December 2012, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir discovered a Facebook group called “Men are better than women.” One image she found there, Thorlaug wrote to us this summer in an email, “was of a young woman naked chained to pipes or an oven in what looked like a concrete basement, all bruised and bloody.
She looked with a horrible broken look at whoever was taking the pic of her curled up naked.” Thorlaug wrote an outraged post about it on her own Facebook page.
A company spokesman contacted the publication immediately to explain that Facebook screeners had mishandled the case, conceding that Thorlaug’s photo “should have been taken down when it was reported to us.” According to the spokesman, the company tries to address complaints about images on a case-by-case basis within 72 hours, but with millions of reports to review every day, “it’s not easy to keep up with requests.” The spokesman, anonymous to “We apologize for the mistake.”* * *If, as the communications philosopher Marshall Mc Luhan famously said, television brought the brutality of war into people’s living rooms, the Internet today is bringing violence against women out of it.
Once largely hidden from view, this brutality is now being exposed in unprecedented ways.
In the words of Anne Collier, co-director of Connect and co-chair of the Obama administration’s Online Safety and Technology Working Group, “We are in the middle of a global free speech experiment.” On the one hand, these online images and words are bringing awareness to a longstanding problem.