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Anti-social: BN teens, teachers talk about blocking cyber bullying

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‘Activist’ held for derogatory social media post on women

MUMBAI: The city cyber police station on Thursday arrested activist Ketan Tirodkar for allegedly posting derogatory remarks about women on social media. He was arrested for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman.

Sanjay Saxena, joint commissioner of police (crime branch), confirmed the arrest. Sources said a complaint was lodged on July 21 stating that Tirodkar had posted derogatory remarks. An inquiry was conducted before his arrest. He was produced before Esplanade court at 4.15pm and it remanded him to police custody till December 11. Sources said he was going to Ahmedabad to submit an application for speedy hearing in the Sadiq Jamal case, but Mumbai crime branch detained him near the airport. Akbar Pathan, DCP, cyber police station, said he did not have details with him about the case.

He was booked under sections 509 (word, gesture or

Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/activist-held-for-derogatory-social-media-post-on-women/articleshow/61971331.cms

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MUMBAI: The city cyber police station on Thursday arrested activist Ketan Tirodkar for allegedly posting derogatory remarks about women on social media. He was arrested for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman.

Sanjay Saxena, joint commissioner of police (crime branch), confirmed the arrest. Sources said a complaint was lodged on July 21 stating that Tirodkar had posted derogatory remarks. An inquiry was conducted before his arrest. He was produced before Esplanade court at 4.15pm and it remanded him to police custody till December 11. Sources said he was going to Ahmedabad to submit an application for speedy hearing in the Sadiq Jamal case, but Mumbai crime branch detained him near the airport. Akbar Pathan, DCP, cyber police station, said he did not have details with him about the case.

He was booked under sections 509 (word, gesture or

Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/activist-held-for-derogatory-social-media-post-on-women/articleshow/61971331.cms

Social star Priya Banerjee says cyber-bullying forces celebs to issue ‘PR-revised’ statements

Amita Ghose

Nov,30 2017 16:27 53 IST

India’s first bilingual web series, Rana Daggubati’s Social, has come to an end. This 13-episode web series has not only boosted the bandwagon of the web series in India but also has dealt with a very important issue as the storyline of the series. Social is a crime thriller which revolves around the perils of social media.

Priya Banerjee at the launch of Viu Social

Social is a directorial venture by Cycle Kick famed Shashi Sudigala. The last episode of the series aired on Viu India this past Friday.

While the story has depicted how teenagers and young

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We Should Not Blame Celebrities For Clapping Back At Trolls On Social Media

Cyber bullying, trolling and dragging are terms that have become part and parcel of our daily cyber lives. Some of us have faced these hurtful and harmful actions.

Celebrities are perhaps the biggest victims though, as they are frequently the subjects of trolling, body-shaming and bullying.

Our local media personalities have not been spared, facing a barrage of ugly insults recently.

Just a week ago, actress Ntando Duma was asked by a Twitter user why her baby

Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/duenna-mambana/sa-celebs-fall-victim-to-cyber-bullying_a_23269034/

Hunt challenges social media giants on cyber-bullying

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is meeting social media giants, including Facebook and Twitter, to challenge them on cyber-bullying.

In tweets ahead of the discussions, he says some responsibility for rising rates of youth self-harm lies with social platforms.

He says the industry must be “part of the solution” regarding young people’s mental health.

Social media companies have said they do prioritise user safety.

Mr Hunt will be meeting representatives from the biggest providers of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft.

Jeremy Hunt blames social media giants for allowing cyber bullying to push teenagers into depression and self harm

HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt has blamed social media giants for fuelling a “big rise” in self-harming among teenagers.

Mr Hunt is set to meet bosses from Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Google and Microsoft.

 Hunt says more can be done to prevent social media bullying
Hunt says more can be done to prevent social media bullying

He will tell the firms that more must be done to stop cyber bullying.

They will be set three challenges to help slash online attacks and boost young people’s mental health.

Targets include sharing data on bullying, restricting underage use and limiting time spent on social media — particularly at night.

Mr Hunt also wants the giants to develop software that detects cyber bullying.

 Mr Hunt wants giants to develop software to detect trolls
Mr Hunt wants giants

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4813726/jeremy-hunt-blames-social-media-giants-for-allowing-cyber-bullying-to-push-teenagers-into-depression-and-self-harm/

Jeremy Hunt blames social media for rise in teen depression and …

HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt has blamed social media giants for fuelling a “big rise” in self-harming among teenagers.

Mr Hunt is set to meet bosses from Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Google and Microsoft.

 Hunt says more can be done to prevent social media bullying
Hunt says more can be done to prevent social media bullying

He will tell the firms that more must be done to stop cyber bullying.

They will be set three challenges to help slash online attacks and boost young people’s mental health.

Targets include sharing data on bullying, restricting underage use and limiting time spent on social media — particularly at night.

Mr Hunt also wants the giants to develop software that detects cyber bullying.

 Mr Hunt wants giants to develop software to detect trolls
Mr Hunt wants giants

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4813726/jeremy-hunt-blames-social-media-giants-for-allowing-cyber-bullying-to-push-teenagers-into-depression-and-self-harm/

Cybersecurity: Are Social Engineering Attacks Covered Under Insurance Policies?

Cybersecurity incidents are a popular topic of coverage in the press. These incidents range from hacking into organizations that hold a large quantity of data about clients, employees, vendors and other stakeholders to duping employees to transfer funds into fraudulent bank accounts. Cybersecurity is a top of mind issue for most organizations. From a risk management standpoint, organizations often purchase insurance coverage as a means of mitigating the impacts of a cybersecurity incident. That said, sometimes there is a disconnect between the type of coverage the insured thinks it is getting and what the policy actually covers.

This was a particularly important focus in the decision The Brick Warehouse LP v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada[1], where the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench found that a vendor impersonation did not fall within the terms of the plaintiff’s crime policy coverage. The case is

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Social media giants to be forced to reveal scale of cyber bullying on their sites: Companies will be told to publish …

Facebook and Twitter will be told to reveal the true scale of online hate as part of a major crackdown on the Wild West of the internet.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley will tomorrow unveil a new ‘internet safety strategy’ to ensure web firms face up to their responsibilities on trolling and cyberbullying.

As part of the strategy, social media companies will for the first time be told to publish how many complaints they get each year about abuse – and what proportion of abusive messages are actually taken down.

Facebook and Twitter will be told to reveal the true scale of online hate as part of a major crackdown on the Wild West of the internet

Facebook and Twitter will be told to reveal the true scale of online hate as part of a major crackdown on the

Read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4964176/Social-media-giants-reveal-scale-cyber-bullying.html