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Transforming #MeToo into the industry’s first investor clause

Transforming #MeToo into the industry’s first investor clause Elizabeth Gore Contributor Share on Twitter Elizabeth Gore is co-founder and president of Alice, a free multi-channel platform powered by AI technology that guides business owners by providing access to funding, networks and services. More posts by this contributor 3 industries being disrupted in developing countries Can […]

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Uber agrees to pay $4.4 million to settle EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation charge

Uber agrees to pay .4 million to settle EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation charge Uber has agreed to pay a $4.4 million fine to settle a 2017 charge from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission pertaining to sex discrimination and retaliation. The investigation found reasonable cause to believe that Uber “permitted a culture of sexual […]

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UK law review eyes abusive trends like deepfaked porn and cyber flashing

UK law review eyes abusive trends like deepfaked porn and cyber flashing The UK government has announced the next phase of a review of the law around the making and sharing of non-consensual intimate images, with ministers saying they want to ensure it keeps pace with evolving digital tech trends. The review is being initiated […]

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On the Internet of Women with Moira Weigel

On the Internet of Women with Moira Weigel “Feminism,” the writer and editor Marie Shear famously said in an often-misattributed quote, “is the radical notion that women are people.” The genius of this line, of course, is that it appears to be entirely non-controversial, which reminds us all the more effectively of the past century […]

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The UK now has a law against upskirting

The UK now has a law against upskirting A law change that comes into force in the UK today makes the highly intrusive practice of ‘upskirting’ illegal. The government said it wants the new law to send a clear message that such behaviour is criminal and will not be tolerated. Perpetrators in England and Wales face […]

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Google terminated 48 employees for sexual harassment in the last two years

Google terminated 48 employees for sexual harassment in the last two years Earlier today, The New York Times published a bombshell story about Google’s payout to Andy Rubin following reports of sexual misconduct by the Android creator. In the wake of the piece, CEO Sundar Pichai and VP People Operations Eileen Naughton co-signed a memo […]

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Y Combinator survey confirms what we already know — female founders are too often victims of sexual harassment

Y Combinator survey confirms what we already know — female founders are too often victims of sexual harassment Y Combinator has released the results of a survey, completed in partnership with its portfolio company Callisto, highlighting the pervasive role of sexual harassment in venture capital and technology startups. Callisto, a sexual misconduct reporting software built for […]

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Sexual harassment suit filed against Pilot AI co-founders and investor NEA

Sexual harassment suit filed against Pilot AI co-founders and investor NEA Rachel Moore, the former Director Of Product at computer vision startup Pilot.AI is suing its co-founders CTO Robert Elliot English and CEO Jonathan Su for sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful discharge. Pilot.ai’s Human Resources provider Trinet and its Series A investor NEA are […]

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Tall Poppy aims to make online harassment protection an employee benefit

Tall Poppy aims to make online harassment protection an employee benefit For the nearly 20 percent of Americans who experience severe online harassment, there’s a new company launching in the latest batch of Y Combinator called Tall Poppy that’s giving them the tools to fight back. Co-founded by Leigh Honeywell and Logan Dean, Tall Poppy […]

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Former software engineer accuses Uber of “degrading conduct” toward women in new lawsuit

Former software engineer accuses Uber of “degrading conduct” toward women in new lawsuit A former Uber software engineer filed a lawsuit against the company today in the Superior Court of California, accusing it of retaliating against her for after she reported sexual harassment and discrimination. The complaint by Ingrid Avendaño, who worked at Uber from 2014 […]

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