‘I blamed myself’: how stigma stops Arab women reporting online abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The first pornographic picture sent shivers of shock through Amal as she stared in horror at the phone screen. Until now, she had responded politely to the older man Läs mer…

Apple and Google block NHS Covid app update over privacy breaches

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government has paused a planned update to the NHS Covid-19 app after Apple and Google blocked it from their stores over privacy violations. The app, which aids contact Läs mer…

Visually impaired users complain after rail websites go greyscale for Prince Philip

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A leading sight charity has stressed the need for inclusive web design after rail websites switched to black and white to mark Prince Philip’s death, leaving partially sighted people Läs mer…

AstraZeneca vaccine scientists set for £22m payday in New York float

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Prof Sarah Gilbert, the Oxford University scientist who lead the team that created the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, is set for a payday of more than £20m as the vaccine Läs mer…

The unforeseen benefits of lockdown | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I can appreciate Richard Friedman’s concerns about the damage lockdown can do to our brains and mental states (If you’re ecstatic after a trip to the shops, it’s your Läs mer…

'Just write STOP': the teenager helping Polish women flee abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In April 2020, weeks after Poland went into its first Covid-19 lockdown, Krysia Paszko, a 17-year-old high school pupil, watched a TV report about Europe’s surge in domestic violence Läs mer…

Facebook guidelines allow for users to call for death of public figures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook’s bullying and harassment policy explicitly allows for “public figures” to be targeted in ways otherwise banned on the site, including “calls for [their] death”, according to a tranche Läs mer…