According to Switter founder Assembly Four, the company received an email from Cloudflare’s legal department indicating that it would be terminating its service due to terms of service violations.Historically, Cloudflare has been careful about what it bans from its platform. But we also have an obligation to comply with the law.” FOSTA, signed by President Trump on April 11th, aims to fight sex trafficking by reducing legal protections for online platforms.A pan-India survey by Microsoft last year revealed how widespread the problem is.
Extortion by means of sexual harassment was the second most popular method after phishing, reveals Rajput, a Ph D scholar at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, who is studying cyber economic crimes in India between 20.After he received the money transfer, I blocked him on my phone.” A second ransom demand for 0 followed but this time, Rahul turned to law enforcement agencies.“I haven’t heard from him ever since.” People have always been fools for love and lust. Dark-haired, fair-skinned, light-eyed…and from Morocco,” recalls Rahul.In a few minutes, another message popped up, this time with an online link to a video recording of his act and a terrifying voice message. I’m a man, not a woman, and if you do not send me 00, I will share the video with your friends and family,” it said.Curiously, the report revealed that more males in India had reported risks across the categories at 64%.This may be because more women (61%) had tightened their privacy controls compared to males (50%) after experiencing online risk.The nature of the offence compels most victims to stay anonymous, out of fear, shame and self-blame.“The anonymity that the Internet offers can cloud judgment and Indian men tend to indulge in sexual fantasies online more freely than women. But the sweeping reach and possibilities of the internet have intensified risks and made those seeking companionship vulnerable to a 21st-century crime called ‘sextortion’ or sexual extortion. Excited at the possibility of moving his digital dating life into the real world, he went from matching on Tinder to chatting on Whats App to video-calling each other on Facebook within a few days.On a late February evening after work, Rahul Mehta (name changed), a 27-year-old bachelor in Delhi, was settling into his favourite bedtime routine — swiping left and right on a dating app, looking for a potential mate. “Take off your T-shirt,” she wrote to Rahul one evening. The next thing he knew, Rahul had stripped and was climaxing in front of the camera.