News tagged with abuse

Online child abuse moving to Skype, Bitcoin: Europol

Hi-tech criminals are increasingly selling live streams of child sex over legitimate chat sites and apps such as Skype for hard-to-trace virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Europe's policing agency warned on ...

Feb 24, 2015
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No quick fix for threats to women on Twitter

The Women, Action and the Media (WAM) activist group announced on Friday a collaboration with Twitter to address online harassment of women, which it claims has "reached crisis levels". ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Weapons tied to repeat domestic abuse

Women are up to 83 percent more likely to experience repeat abuse by their male partners if a weapon is used in the initial abuse incident, according to a new study that has implications for victims, counselors ...

Jan 29, 2014
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