On Sunday evening, dozens of women were physically and emotionally violated. Their naked bodies were paraded in a public square before hordes of nameless, faceless onlookers. Some bystanders screamed epithets at the women, calling them sluts or whores.
This might sound like a scene from a Puritan-era novel, yet the event occurred this week, when a group of hackers posted stolen nude images of female celebrities. By doing so, the thieves sent a clear message to the Internet: We own these women’s bodies, and we can violate them at will.
Though the identity of the hackers is still unknown, Apple said in a statement on Tuesday that the suspects gained access to celebrities’ accounts by attacking and compromising their user names, passwords and security questions. Read more…
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