When asked for a comment, Facebook only repeated the remarks given by Sullivan to Reuters: "We've never wanted to set up an environment where we have employees looking at private communications, so it's really important that we use technology that has a very low false-positive rate." "We may disclose information pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or other requests (including criminal and civil matters) if we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law.
Instead of immediately deleting the comment and blocking the offender on Facebook like some of us do, she wrote back. And for your general knowledge, Yes, All women have breasts. Could Singh, a budding actress in Bollywood, have lodged a formal complaint against the offender? But it would have been far from an easy ride to actually bring the offender to book.
Your mother, sister, wife, grandmother, aunts, daughter, friends. Sayantani Adhikary, a Kolkata-based Ph D student, learnt this truth the hard way.
Singh is in news for facing a kind of sexual harassment that almost all women with social media accounts encounter. On 6 June, Singh received a comment on a picture she uploaded on her Facebook page. Else, get off my page."In any case, Singh's "hitting back" was limited to a Facebook response.
However, unlike most of us, she decided to hit back at the abuser. One MD Mustakim Saifi wrote, "Nice looking & nice boobs'. She didn't go to the police, or try to bring her harasser to justice.
"Between June and October 2007, we conducted over 400 interviews with police about Internet-related sex crimes and we have yet to find cases of sex offenders stalking and abducting minors on the basis of information posted on social networking sites," report authors said.
My Space made its debut in February 1999, while Facebook was made available to college students in February 2004 and to the general public in September 2006.
Facebook and other social platforms are watching users' chats for criminal activity and notifying police if any suspicious behavior is detected, according to a report.
The screening process begins with scanning software that monitors chats for words or phrases that signal something might be amiss, such as an exchange of personal information or vulgar language.
She lodged this complaint at her local police station in Kolkata.
The local police, evidently confused, suggested such complaints should be filed with the cyber crime cell.
Adhikary, who like us, is a part of several Facebook groups based on shared cultural and political interests, took on a person who was posting unflattering comments about the third sex.