Tag: Code Word

1 in 10 Americans admit to using ‘stalkerware’ to monitor their partners

For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Despite what movies are letting us believe, spyware technology isn’t only used by hackers. In fact, stalkerware technology today, also known as “spouseware,” takes the […]

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Report: Cloudflare provided CDN services to sites hosting exploitative child content

Credit: Unsplash/aaron-burden For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Cloudflare, a cloud company that provides security and content distribution services, provided CDN (Content Delivery Network) services to sites that host Child Sexual Abuse Material […]

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Ride-hailing apps are failing sexual assault survivors — UrSafe aims to change that

For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Over the past year, ride-hailing apps including Uber and Lyft have faced increased scrutiny over worker and rider safety. In October, a House committee officially […]

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