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#Stalking

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: New laws to ban 'upskirting' and 'revenge porn' are welcome but stalking should also be defined as a crime Opinion

Opinion: New laws to ban 'upskirting' and 'revenge porn' are welcome but stalking should also be defined as a crime

The Law Reform Commission says stalking should be defined as a crime and the introduction of stalking laws in the UK resulted in an increase in prosecutions, writes Catherine O’Sullivan.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in the UK jailed for stalking ex-boyfriend, leading him to move country Brighton

Woman in the UK jailed for stalking ex-boyfriend, leading him to move country

Lina Tantash (44) was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court following her conviction.

From TheJournal.ie Masked man had knife, rope and ammunition when arrested at Taylor Swift's home, police say Beverly Hills

Masked man had knife, rope and ammunition when arrested at Taylor Swift's home, police say

Taylor Swift was not in the house at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Murder victim was stalked by her ex-boyfriend before being stabbed 75 times in Kent carpark Molly McClaren

Murder victim was stalked by her ex-boyfriend before being stabbed 75 times in Kent carpark

Molly McClaren had broken up with Joshua Stimpson two weeks before the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Ballymun shooting: Killers waited for an hour in car for intended target to arrive Appeal

Ballymun shooting: Killers waited for an hour in car for intended target to arrive

Gardaí today reissued an appeal for information in connection with the murder of Antoinette Corbally and Clinton Shannon.

From TheJournal.ie Man who falsely accused neighbours of paedophilia handed 20-year restraining order London

Man who falsely accused neighbours of paedophilia handed 20-year restraining order

Johnathon Warner-Johnson was also sentenced to two years and four months in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws Clampdown

Revenge porn perpetrators to be jailed under new laws

Women’s Aid said in some cases ex-partners have advertised their partners on escort sites without their consent or knowledge.

From TheJournal.ie Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015 Crime Victims Helpline

Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015

40% of people who contacted the helpline were looking for emotional support.

The 12 stages of creeping on Facebook

*accidentally tags self in stranger’s photo, dies of mortification*

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed over Twitter threats to rape British MP Online Abuse

Man jailed over Twitter threats to rape British MP

Peter Nunn threatened Stella Creasy over her support for a campaign to put author Jane Austen on the £10 note.

From TheJournal.ie “Massive error in judgement”: Mirror editor apologises for Ní Bheoláin dog-walk pics Sharon

“Massive error in judgement”: Mirror editor apologises for Ní Bheoláin dog-walk pics

The Six One host said yesterday she was considering a complaint to the Press Council over the photos, which were published in the wake of a stalking ordeal for the journalist.

From TheJournal.ie 'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play Oh No He Didn't

'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play

The Brazilian app allowed partners track their boyfriend’s location, listen in on conversations and get copies of their texts.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Facebook creeping is one thing, but is the ‘Who’s Ur Wan’ page a step too far? Opinion

Column: Facebook creeping is one thing, but is the ‘Who’s Ur Wan’ page a step too far?

Is Who’s Ur Wan Facebook page a bit of fun or another website objectifying women, asks Aoife O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection Stalking

Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection

The new law will see restraining orders obtained in your home country having the same standing in law across all EU states.

From TheJournal.ie Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse Read Me

Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse

Despite barring orders, woman says she has been tortured by her ex-partner for almost a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Young Irish women 'vulnerable to stalking and online abuse' Dating Dangers

Young Irish women 'vulnerable to stalking and online abuse'

Women’s Aid asking Government to extend Domestic Violence Act to cover younger women who are not cohabiting but are subject to abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women Stalking

Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women

Young women are increasingly being monitored by controlling and abusive partners through text messages or social networking sites like Facebook, according to a leading women’s charity.

From TheJournal.ie Apple defends iPhone's location log as 'improvement effort' IPhone

Apple defends iPhone's location log as 'improvement effort'

Apple representatives tells a Senate subcommittee that it’s not trying to stalk customers – but provide them with better services.

Facebook ‘breakup notifier’ lets you know when friends go single

Lovelorn? Wish your Facebook friend was more than a friend? A new app will let you know when relationships break up.

Is Facebook going to help you stalk your friends?

No – we mean, even more than it already does. They’re testing a somewhat creepy new ‘Subscribe’ button.