Doxxing and cyberbullying

Doxxing and cyberbullying

New social media rules target cyberbullying, self-publishing
Cyberbullying, inciting emotion or spreading fake news are just some of the activities that will soon be banned on social media in a censorship crackdown by China’s top cyber watchdog. In a fresh fight against fake news and other online activities considered” harmful,” the Cyberspace Administration of China’s strict new censorship rules aim to regulate social media sites to “protect the security of content and maintain a healthy cyberspace.” The rules come into effect on February 22 and could force social media platforms to spend big bucks on policing content, say analysts. In China, the onus falls on platform operators to remove inappropriate content uploaded by users. The regulation chang
Man arrested for doxxing and ‘slut shaming’ Chinese woman with Covid-19
As a 20-year-old woman surnamed Zhao in southwest China lay in a hospital bed this week being treated for Covid-19, she was unaware of the simmering vitriol gaining momentum online. Unbeknown to her, a 24-year-old man found Zhao’s personal information published on a Chinese health government website, including details that she had been to numerous bars and clubs in the two weeks prior to her diagnosis.  With the click of his keyboard, he posted the unemployed woman’s photo, address, phone number, social media accounts and movements in an alleged attempt to slut-shame and encourage haters to attack her.  What followed in the 24 hours after the man’s doxxing of Zhao was an onslaught of abuse