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Tech investor in Tube sex assault

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Stefan Glaenzer, former chairman of Last.fm, has pleaded guilty in court to a charge of sexual assault in London....
Tech investor in Tube sex assault

Radical Transparency 1, Britain 0: Assange Granted Asylum

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Techno-anarchist Julian Assange has been granted asylum by Ecuador, guaranteeing his bleak safety in their dark UK embasssy against British authorities who are salivating to extradite the Wikileaks editor to Sweden where he faces charges of sexual assault. Despite threats to be raided by British authorities, Ecuador remained defiant in their defense, which has...
Radical Transparency 1, Britain 0: Assange Granted Asylum

Julian Assange: the fugitive

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Julian Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy for six months. In a rare interview, we ask the WikiLeaks founder about reports of illness, paranoia - and if he'll ever come outThe Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge looks rather lavish from the street, but inside it's not much bigger...
Julian Assange: the fugitive

Skout Disaster Reveals Grim Flaws in Teen Social Networks

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Skout thought it was solving a problem when it created a separate social network for teens: Underage users easily circumvented the dating app's barrier to users under 18. Instead, the company found itself at the center of three cases of alleged statutory rape. Where did Skout go wrong? And what can other...
Skout Disaster Reveals Grim Flaws in Teen Social Networks
Creating Victims And Then Blaming Them

Klarna Executives Who Were Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Temporarily Leave The Company

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Earlier we wrote about a New York Post article that said two men were arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old girl on Saturday night. Those men seemed to be two Klarna executives, Niklas Adalberth and Jens Saltin. Adalberth is one of the co-founders, and Saltin is...
Klarna Executives Who Were Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Temporarily Leave The Company
Skout says it's safe for teenagers to use it again

Seth MacFarlane's Extremely Unfunny Joke Leads to Cyberbullying

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For the past two days, one young Pennsylvanian man has found himself facing hours of celebrity-endorsed cyberbullying on Twitter after telling Family Guy creator and Twitter favorite Seth MacFarlane his rape joke wasn't funny. MacFarlane had tweeted "The lyrics to "Call Me Maybe" sound like the prelude to a horrific...
Seth MacFarlane's Extremely Unfunny Joke Leads to Cyberbullying
Op-Ed: E3 games exploit real fears in a tumultuous world

Skout suspends under-18 service after it's linked to rapes

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After three reports of sexual assault in which men allegedly posed as teenagers on the location-based flirting app, Skout suspended its 17-and-under community for "safety upgrades." [Read more]...
Skout suspends under-18 service after it's linked to rapes

Don't Panic: If You Forgot Valentine's Day, This Guy Has You Covered

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If you still haven't planned anything for your significant other on Valentine's Day, don't panic just yet — Postmates has you covered. You can send your clutch a free box of chocolate (assuming you live in San Francisco) with the Postmates app on Valentine's day starting at 8 a.m....
Don't Panic: If You Forgot Valentine's Day, This Guy Has You Covered

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

This Company Has Launched Three Startups In One Week

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The Los Angeles-based accelerator Science launched its third product today: a monthly subscription service Wittlebee, which will sell boxes of children's clothing. The product may not seem all that new or interesting impressive, but the pace at which Science has been launching new companies is pretty amazing: three in the...
This Company Has Launched Three Startups In One Week

NSFW Corp. Raises Mid-Six Figure Seed Deal (Our Incredibly Biased Report)

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When Paul Carr is not introducing guests at PandoMonthly, offending 20 percent of our audience on the pages of PandoDaily, or hosting the sometimes-weekly PandoDaily show “Why Isn’t This News?” he is actually working on his own company. We all knew that on some level, because he announced he...
NSFW Corp. Raises Mid-Six Figure Seed Deal (Our Incredibly Biased Report)
The allure and challenge of making movies about Wikileaks

Cofounder of Billion-Dollar Startup Klarna Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Of A 19-Year-Old At The W Hotel

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Niklas Adalberth, cofounder, vice CEO and COO of Sweden-based startup Klarna, was arrested for allegedly molesting a Texas woman on Saturday evening, New York Post reports. Jens Saltin, Klarna's Netherlands Vice President of Sales, was also involved and arrested. Klarna is a 600-person company that raised $155 million from General...
Cofounder of Billion-Dollar Startup Klarna Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Of A 19-Year-Old At The W Hotel

Electric undergarment fights sexual assault with shocks

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Amid a rising tide of rapes and sexual assaults in India, three engineering students devise an electrified undergarment they hope will help protect women from attack. [Read more]...
Electric undergarment fights sexual assault with shocks

Roethlisberger accused of sexual assault

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Roethlisberger accused of sexual assault

London VC Spared Jail After 'Groin Thrusting' Sexual Assault On Tube During Olympics

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Stefan Glaenzer, a partner in London VC firm Passion Capital has been spared jail after pleading guilty to, and being convicted of, sexual assault on the London underground during the Olympics period. As we reported in November, the former chairman of Last.fm admitted sexually assaulting an American tourist on a...
London VC Spared Jail After 'Groin Thrusting' Sexual Assault On Tube During Olympics

NJ woman accused of streaming kid sex abuse cries (AP)

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AP - A New Jersey waitress cried in court Monday as she heard a prosecutor accuse her of "extreme sexual assault" on a 5-year-old girl she was baby-sitting and of streaming video of the abuse online....
NJ woman accused of streaming kid sex abuse cries (AP)

Social Media Has Made Teen Sexual Assault Worse Than Ever

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Two teenage girls killed themselves this month after photos of their alleged sexual abuse were posted online. One girl, 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons, was called a slut and bullied after photos of her alleged sexual assault were emailed around the school. The other, 15-year-old Audrie Pott, posted on Facebook that her...
Social Media Has Made Teen Sexual Assault Worse Than Ever

UK Supreme Court declines Julian Assange's extradition appeal

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's bid to have the UK Supreme Court reopen his extradition case was denied today. As a result, extradition proceedings to send Assange to Sweden over accusations of rape and sexual assault may go forward this month. The UK Supreme Court ruled two weeks ago that Sweden's...
UK Supreme Court declines Julian Assange's extradition appeal

Laura Prudom: 'Gossip Girl' 100th Episode Recap: G.G's Identity Revealed!

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Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 5, Episode 13 of The CW's "Gossip Girl," entitled "G.G."For the first time in recent memory, this week's milestone episode of "Gossip Girl" finally recaptured the confident plotting and razor sharp shocks of its first two seasons. "G.G." honored...
Laura Prudom: 'Gossip Girl' 100th Episode Recap: G.G's Identity Revealed!
Boyfriend Maker sneaks violent sexual content -- including references to pedophilia -- onto Apple's app store
GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

Booting Up: We’re Taking You to Court Edition

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Mr. Assange. (Wikipedia) OMG Facebook phone Facebook phone. Facephone?! [Business Insider] Guys, apps in cars are distracting, and the New York Times is on it [NYT] You’re the man now, Michael Grimes [Wall Street Journal] Julian Assange, after 540 days of detention without charges, will find out this week if he...
Booting Up: We’re Taking You to Court Edition

Let's put Facebook's 'no nipples' rule to test with your breastfeeding photos | Rowan Davies

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A society that is not prepared to accept the odd flash of nipple is a society that is not prepared to accept breastfeedingIt's not easy being a colossally successful social network. This might sound like sarcasm, but it's not; it's hard to formulate rules that allow 845 million users to...
Let's put Facebook's 'no nipples' rule to test with your breastfeeding photos | Rowan Davies
Chinese meetup app Momo says hello to $40M

The beautiful breastfeeding images Facebook is missing out on | Jessica Reed and Becky Gardiner

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After Facebook's nipple ban was exposed, we asked readers to send us their photos. Who could be offended by these images?On Wednesday we published a comment piece about Facebook's recently leaked documents, which appear to reveal Facebook's image and post-approval system. As the writer Rowan Davies points out, sandwiched between...
The beautiful breastfeeding images Facebook is missing out on | Jessica Reed and Becky Gardiner

UK Police Planning To Arrest Twitter Users For Mentioning The Name Of A Rape Victim

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The UK apparently has a law that protects the identity of the victims of sexual assault and rape. It's understandable why such laws exist. However, once a name gets out, as it has in a recent high profile case involving footballer Ched Evans (sentenced to five years in jail for...
UK Police Planning To Arrest Twitter Users For Mentioning The Name Of A Rape Victim
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