Latest stories - Melanie Ehrenkranz

2 Days Ago   Facebook’s messaging service for children has been widely criticized by child health advocates who have urged Mark Zuckerberg to delete the app altogether. But Facebook hasn’t scrapped the chat app for kids as young as six years old.

3 Days Ago   Predictably, cheating in school has advanced with time. Students have hacked servers, hit schools with DDoS attacks, and purchased schoolwork on the dark web. In an extreme measure to prevent students from leaking high school diploma exams online, Algeria has begun instituting nationwide internet blackouts.

9 Days Ago   A woman in Arizona filed a lawsuit against the University of Central Florida’s Delta Sigma Phi fraternity as well as five of its members after she says she discovered intimate photos and videos of her had been shared in the fraternity’s secret Facebook group “Dog Pound.” According to the lawsuit, frat brothers… Read more...

11 Days Ago   Didi Chuxing, China’s ridesharing giant, announced on Wednesday that early in the morning and late in the evening its carpooling service will only pair passengers with drivers of the same sex.

12 Days Ago   The question of who owns the moon is at the center of a new lawsuit filed against NASA by a woman who wants to keep a vial of lunar dust gifted to her by astronaut Neil Armstrong.

13 Days Ago   Two young men were beaten to death in India on Saturday after residents suspected they were child kidnappers, the BBC and Aljazeera report. The men, Nilotpal Das, a 29-year-old audio engineer and Abijeet Nath, a 30-year-old digital artist, reportedly stopped in a remote village to ask for directions, but were attacked… Read more...

13 Days Ago   On Saturday, about 22,000 women reportedly rallied in Seoul, South Korea to protest spycam porn, known as “molka.” The demonstration, which AFP reporter Hawon Jung said was the largest women’s rally in South Korean history, also called for better laws and investigations with regards to these crimes.

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