The Star: RCMP to investigate male officers’ Facebook group reportedly sharing sexual content

The Star: RCMP to investigate male officers’ Facebook group reportedly sharing sexual content. “The CBC reported a new Facebook group supposedly created by, and limited to, male RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] officers contains sexually suggestive material that has angered female colleagues. One post viewed by the broadcaster showed a painting of a fictional frontier scene of an RCMP officer with a burlesque dancer performing what appears to be oral sex on him.”

The Verge: Twitter is removing face-swapped AI porn from its platform, too

The Verge: Twitter is removing face-swapped AI porn from its platform, too. “Twitter has become the latest platform to ban AI-generated fake porn, otherwise known as ‘deepfakes.’ As first reported by Motherboard and confirmed to The Verge, the company will suspend any account sharing the content, which uses machine learning algorithms to swap the faces of celebrities onto porn stars.”

Mashable: Police charge 1,000 people sharing videos of nude teens on Facebook

Mashable: Police charge 1,000 people sharing videos of nude teens on Facebook . “According to Danish police, two videos and a sexually explicit image involving two 15-year-olds were originally posted to Facebook Messenger, the platform’s private chat service. The video was then shared hundreds of times across the platform, and now, a total of 1,004 young people have been charged — and about 800 are male, reports Bloomberg. While the content was posted by someone within Denmark, it’s unclear if everyone accused of sharing it are from the country.”

Reuters: Researchers find pop-up porn malware on Google game apps

Reuters: Researchers find pop-up porn malware on Google game apps. “Security firm Check Point on Friday said it had discovered new malicious software on 60 gaming apps available to both children and adults at Google Play Store that displayed pornographic ads and tried to trick users into buying premium services.”

BBC News: Calls for Twitch to police ‘sexual streaming’

BBC News: Calls for Twitch to police ‘sexual streaming’. “Scroll through the In Real Life (IRL) section of streaming site Twitch and you could be forgiven for thinking, now and then, that you have landed on a camgirl site. Scattered among the artists, cooks and professional eaters are a growing band of young women wearing revealing clothing while they game. Some go further and entertain fans by dancing or by doing a series of suggestive exercises, like squats, to tempt people to subscribe to their channel or to hand over Twitch’s micro-currency – bits.”

TechCrunch: Senators introduce revenge porn bill

TechCrunch: Senators introduce revenge porn bill. “Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), as well as Rep. Jackie Speier introduced a bill today to address revenge porn. The bill, Ending Nonconsenual Online User Graphic Harassment (ENOUGH) Act of 2017, is designed to address the unwanted sharing of private, explicit images.”

Bloomberg Quint: Block Porn or Be Blocked, Indonesia Warns Google, Twitter

Bloomberg Quint: Block Porn or Be Blocked, Indonesia Warns Google, Twitter. “Indonesia has threatened to bar the world’s biggest social-media providers from operating in the country unless they comply with stringent demands to filter pornography and other content deemed obscene.”