From Emma Watson’s nude threat to abusive YouTube comments: why women aren’t safe on the internet

Shortly after some assholes leaked stolen nude photos of celebrity ladies, someone else popped up to promise similar leaks of Emma Watson, because it’s still not safe to be a woman on the internet.

The Emma Watson leaks were a hoax, but that doesn’t make the existence of the threats okay. Here’s the thing: no one has access to your intentions except you, and I’m with Dr. House — everybody lies. Forget intentions. We’ve got something more powerful to analyze: behavior. It is way more effort to lie with behavior than it is with words.

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