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Associated Press, The Law that Made Facebook What It Is Today, April 11, 2018,


Tracy Clark-Flory, Woman Awarded 6.5 million in Groundbreaking Revenge Porn Case Against Ex-Boyfriend, Jezebel, April 11, 2018,


Julia Angwin, How the Government Could Fix Facebook, Atlantic, April 8, 2018,


Scott Edwards and Steven Livingston, Fake News Is About to Get Far Worse, Wash. Post, April 3, 2018,


Chase Purdy, If Facebook Gets Regulated, Thank Vegans, Quartz, April 3, 2018,


Guest, All the President’s Lawyers, Rational Security Podcast, March 28, 2018 (Live Taping at University of Maryland School of Law),


April Glaser, How to Regulate Facebook, Slate, March 22, 2018,


Colin Lecher, What Happens When An Algorithm Cuts Your Health Care, The Verge, March 21, 2018,


Tamar Lapin, Ex Reported Bomb Threatening Journalist for Revenge Porn, N.Y. Post, Feb. 27, 2018,


Georgia Wells, White Nationalist Files Suit Against Twitter, Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2018,


Erin Griffith, This Startup Test Shows How Harassment Targets Women Online, Wired, Feb. 21, 2018,


Derek Hawkins, Reddit Bans ‘Deepfakes,’ Pornography Using the Faces of Celebrities, Wash. Post, February 8, 2018.


Emma Grey Ellis, People Can Put Your Face on Porn—And the Law Can’t Help You, Wired, January 25, 2018.


Drew Harwell and Abha Bhattarai, Inside Amazon Go: The Camera-Filled Convenience Store that Watches Your Back, Wash. Post, January 22, 2018.


Interview, Should Posting Revenge Porn Be a Federal Crime?, NPR’s Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood, January 15, 2018.


Luke O’Brien, The Making of An American Nazi, The Atlantic, December 2017,


Interview, How to Fight Cyberstalking, WashingTECH Policy Podcast with Joe Miller, November 21, 2017.


Brooke Jarvis, How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her, Wired, November 14, 2017,


Nitasha Tiku, Twitter’s Verification Process Is A Verified Mess, Wired, November 10, 2017,


Christine Hauser, Reddit Bans “Incel” Group for Inciting Violence Against Women, N.Y. Times, November 9, 2017,


Interview, Culturally Determined with Aryeh Cohen-Wade, Bloggingheads.TV, Oct. 28, 2017,


Quoted, Julie Bykowicz, Facebook Steps Up Efforts to Sway Lawmakers, Dow Jones Newswire, October 26, 2017,


Quoted, Ashley Carlsen & Fahima Haque, What Does Facebook Consider Hate Speech: Take Our Quiz, N.Y. Times, Oct. 13, 2017,


Quoted, Natasha Bertrand, Facebook Scrubbed Potentially Damming Russian Ads Before Researchers Could Analyze It Further, Oct. 12, 2017,


Quoted, Kate Silber, Caroline Gleich Fights Back Against Online Harassment, Outside Mag., Oct. 6, 2017,

Quoted, Aja Romano, Most People Saw Law Vegas as a Tragedy, Propagandists Saw It as an Opportunity, Vox, Oct. 5, 2017,

Quoted, Sara Ashley O’Brien, Instagram Rolls Out Comments Control, CNNMoney, September 28, 2017,

Discussed, Will the Equifax Breach Finally Spur the Courts to Recognize Data Breach Harms, EFF Blog, September 28, 2017,

Quoted, Nitasha Tiku, Sex Trafficking Fight Could Take Down Major Tech Law, Wired, September 27, 2017,

Quoted, Joshua Eaton, Department of Justice Turns Blind Eye to Online Abuse, , September 18, 2017,

Discussed, John Samples, So Just How Guaranteed Is Your Free Speech Online, NY Post, August 19, 2017,

Quoted, When Government Rules By Software, Citizens Are Left In The Dark, Wired, August 17, 2017,

Quoted, Emily Cochrane, Senate Crackdown on Online Sex Trafficking Hits Road Block, NY Times, August 2, 2017,

Quoted, Jewish Woman Sues Andrew Anglin Over Troll Storm, Al-Jazeera News, August 1, 2017,

Quoted, David Lazarus, To Thwart Trolls, Social-Media Sites Should Require Users’ Real Names, LA Times, July 28, 2017.

Appearance, First Big Case Against Alt-Right Trolls, HBO’s Vice News, aired July 27, 2017.

Quoted, Georgia Wells, Twitter Crackdown on Abuse Raises the Question, Do the Rules Apply to Trump?, Wall Street Journal, July 21, 2017.

Quoted, Terry Collins, Twitter Says It Is Making Progress Battling Abuse, cnet, July 20, 2017,

Quoted, Justin Elliot, Trump Lawyer Threatens Stranger in Emails, Pro Publica, July 13, 2017,

Quoted, Emma Grey Ellis, Sorry But You Need to Care About Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian, Wired, July 10, 2017,

Quoted, Julia Angwin, Facebook’s Censorship Rules Protest White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children, Pro Publica, June 28, 2017,

Quoted, Amanda Paulson and Eva Botwin-Kowaki, In Terror Fight Tech Companies Caught Between United States and European Ideals, Christian Science Monitor, June 23, 2017,

Quoted, Issie Lapowsky, The Texting Suicide Case is About Crime, Not Tech, Wired, June, 17, 2017,

Quoted, Erin Carson, After Years of GamerGate Harasssment, Brianna Wu’s Still Fighting, C/Net News, June 15, 2017,

Quoted, Ramona Pringle, Youth Is No Defense When It Comes to Shameful Online Posts, CBC News, June 16, 2017,

Quoted, Kate Knibbs, Cleaning Up The Dirty, The Ringer, April 19, 2017,

Quoted, Jennie Jarvie & Jaweed Kaleem, Neo-Nazi Website Unleashed Online Trolls Against a Jewish Woman, Lawsuit Says, LA Times, April 18, 2017,

Quoted, Michael Kunzelman, Target of Online Trolls Suing Neo-Nazi Website, Associated Press, April 18, 2017.

Quoted, Abby Ohlheiser, The Man Behind the Neo-Nazi Website The Daily Stormer Is Being Sued By One of His Trolling Targets, Washington Post, April 18, 2017.

Quoted, Elizabeth Dwoskin and Craig Timberg, Facebook Wanted Visceral Live Video, What It Got Was Suicides and Murder, Washington Post, at A9, April 18, 2017.

Quoted, Hayley Tsukayama, What You Are Really Agreeing To When You Agree to Your Smart TV’s Privacy Policy, Washington Post, April 17, 2017,

Quoted, Nicole Hensley, Internet Satan Busted on S.I. After Decades of Harassment, New York Daily News, April 11, 2017,

Quoted, Emma Grey Ellis, Facebook’s New Plan May Curb Revenge Porn, But Won’t Kill It, Wired, April 6, 2017,

Quoted, Hayley Tsukayama, Facebook Takes New Steps to Stop Revenge Porn, Washington Post, April 5, 2017,

Quoted, Unreal When It Targets You: Faceless Trolls Attack Online, Associated Press,

Quoted, Adi Robertson, The Long Weird History of Companies that Put Your Life Online, The Verge, March 21, 2017,

Interviewed, Why is the Internet So Toxic for Women?, Wisconsin Public Radio’s To the Best of Our Knowledge, March 19, 2017.

Quoted, Max Ehrenfreund and Antonio Olivo, Seizure-Inducing Tweet Leads to a New Kind of Prosecution, Washington Post, March 18, 2017.

Quoted, Melanie Ehrenkranz, Gab, A Haven for White Nationalists, Is Trying to Reach Young Diverse Progressives, Mic, March 17, 2017,

Quoted, Emma Gray Ellis, It’s Time for Facebook to Deal with the Grimy History of Revenge Porn, Wired, March 14, 2017,

Interviewed, Sex Crimes in Cyberspace, National Public Radio’s 1A with Joshua Johnson, March 9, 2017,

Quoted, Jessica Gyunn, Twitter to Police Abuse in a Major Way, USA Today, March 1, 2017,

Quoted, Jim Turley, Our Bots, Ourselves, Electronic Engineering Journal, February 26, 2017,

Quoted, Sue Reisenger, Regulate that Hairbrush? Cyberlaw Experts Say Maybe, National Law Journal, February 16, 2017, .

Interviewed, Intimate Images in the Digital Age, National Public Radio’s Marketplace Tech, January 24, 2017.

Quoted, Andrew Tarantola, How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Corrupted to Repress Free Speech, Engadget, January 20, 2017,

Quoted, Benjamin Herold, Mississippi Attorney General Sues Google Over Student Data Privacy, Education Week, January 19, 2017,

Quoted, Kaveh Waddell, How FamilyTreeNow Makes Stalking Easy, The Atlantic, January 17, 2017,

Interviewed, Online Harassment Spreads Into New Realms, Central Time on WPR, Wisconsin Public Radio, January 13, 2017.

Interviewed, Online Harassment, Top of Mind with Julie Rose, BYU Radio, SiriusXM,

Quoted, Kelyn Soon, The Disgusting Stuff Female Athletes Hear on Social Media and How They are Fighting Back, Excelle Sports, January 9, 2017,

Quoted, Jessica Contrera, There Is No Good Way To Deal With Trolls So You Might As Well Tell Their Moms, Washington Post, January 5, 2017.

Quoted, Andrea Peterson, “1 in 25 People Impacted By Nonconsensual Pornography,” Washington Post, December 13, 2016,

Quoted, Sam Stecklow, “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Pizzagate?,” New York Magazine, December 12, 2016,

Quoted, Russell Brandom, “The Political Fight Behind Facebook and Google’s New Terrorist Database,” The Verge, December 8, 2016,

Quoted, Melissa Ethad, “Instagram is the Latest Social Media Firm to Tweak its App,” Los Angeles Times, December 6, 2016,

Quoted, Kaveh Waddell, “How Algorithms Can Bring Down Minorities’ Credit Scores,” The Atlantic, December 2, 2016,

Quoted, Margaret Talbot, “The Attorney Fighting Revenge Porn,” The New Yorker, Dec. 5, 2016,

Quoted, Anne Branigin, “Some Pervert Cyberflashed Me On The Subway—And I Have My iPhone To Thank,” Fusion, November 20, 2016,

Quoted, Lucy Tiven, “Alleged Kidnapping Raises Questions About Online Harassment,” attn.:, Nov. 29, 2016,

Quoted, Alan Yuhas, “Playboy Model Charged Over Snapchat of Naked Woman in Gym,” The Guardian, Nov. 4, 2016,

Quoted, “ADL Credits Trump Supporters With Spike in Anti-Semitic Tweets Aimed at Journalists,” Haaretz, Oct. 19, 2016,

Quoted, Tracy Mitrano, Authenticity and Authorship, Part II: Actionable Speech on the Internet,” Inside Higher Ed, October 10, 2016,

Quoted, Colin Daileda, “Could a Revenge Porn Case in Northern Ireland Change Facebook Across the Planet,” Mashable, Sept. 28, 2016,

Quoted, Joshua Eaton, “Will Tracking Internet Trolls Help the Fight Against Online Harassment,” Christian Science Monitor, September 19, 2016,


Quoted, Rafia Zakaria, “Hate and Indiscriminate,” Columbia Journalism Review,

Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson, “ProPublica Responds to Company’s Critique of Machine Bias Story,” ProPublica, July 29, 2016

Leigh Cuen, “Feminist Jessica Valenti Quits Social Media After Rape Threat Against 5-Year-Old Daughter,” Mic, July 28, 2016.

Michelle Quinn, It’s Time for Twitter to Clean Itself Up,” The Mercury News (San Francisco), July 28, 2016.

Jessica Wong, “We Haven’t Quite Got the Formula Down to Fight Bad Behavior on Social Media,” CBC News, July 24, 2016,

Julia Carrie Wong, “Kim Kardashian v. Taylor Swift: Privacy on Snapchat and the Legal Gray Areas,” The Guardian, July 20, 2016

Katharine Viner, “How Technology Disrupted the Truth,” The Guardian, July 12, 2016,

Judy Maltz, “Inline Anti-Semitism: Difficult to Fight But Even Harder to Quantify”
Haaretz, June 7, 2016

Marissa Lange, “Outing: It’s Totally Still a Thing, People”
San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, 2016

Erik Wemple, “The Anti-Defamation League Mobilizes Against Anti-Semitism, Racism”
Washington Post, June 1, 2016

Anna North, “A New Way to Report College Sexual Assault”
New York Times, May 27, 2016

Kaveh Wadell, “How Should Sextortion Be Punished”
The Atlantic, May 11, 2016,

Suzy Khimm, The Shame Game
The New Republic, March 9, 2016

Daniel Rivero, How One Woman’s Murder Led to the Most Important Cyberstalking Verdict in Years
Fusion, March 4, 2016

Olivia Lace-Evans, Giving Names to Online Harassment
BBC News, February 21, 2016

Jessica Durando, How Has Celebrity Stalking Changed Since Erin Andrews Peeper?
USA Today, February 19, 2016

Caitlin Dewey, In the Battle of Internet Mobs vs the Law, the Internet Mobs Have Won
Washington Post, February 19, 2016

Tim Prudente, Edward Snowden Warns Against Government Overreach in Video Conference at Hopkins
Baltimore Sun, February 17, 2016

KJ Dell’Antonia, When a Family Is Publicly Attacked
New York Times, February 5, 2016

Soraya Chemaly, If You Don’t Take Women’s Harassment Seriously, You Don’t Want to Understand the Problem
Huffington Post, January 27, 2016

Amanda Hess, Twitter Won’t Help You. The Courts Won’t Help You
Slate, January 26, 2016

Andrea Peterson, The Case for Looking to the States, and Not the Federal Government, to Protect Privacy
Washington Post, January 21, 2016

Katie Van Syckle, GOMI and Female Snark
The Guardian, January 21, 2016

Ramona Pringle, Revenge Porn Covered by New Laws
CBC News, January 21, 2016


Libby Copeland, The Accidental Victims of Online Harassment
Cosmopolitan, Oct. 27, 2015

Brian Dooley, No Stamp Required: All Too Easy for #Bahrain Twitter Trolls
Huffington Post, Sept. 25, 2015

Kristen V. Brown, Outed Ashley Madison Users Want to Make Stolen Data Legally Toxic
Fusion, Sept. 9, 2015

Lauren Kirchner, When Discrimination Is Baked Into the Algorithms
The Atlantic, Sept. 6, 2015

Callum Borchers, Gunman Used Social Media to Chronicle His Motives
Boston Globe, Aug. 26, 2015

Lisa Green, Walter Palmer, Cecil the Lion, and the Legality of Cyber Bullying, August 10, 2015

James Eli Shiffer, Canadian Teen Sentenced After Doxxing
Swatting, Minnesota Star Tribune, July 25, 2015

Benjamin Mitchell, Move to Combat Piracy Could Increase Online Harassment
USA Today, July 7, 2015

Jessica Guynn, Google to Remove Revenge Porn from Search Results
USA Today, June 19, 2015

Andrea Peterson, Google Joins the War Against Revenge Porn
Washington Post, June 19, 2015

Kashmir Hill, Hulk Hogan is Fighting for the Privacy of the World’s Sex Tapes
Fusion, June 16, 2015

Davey Alba, No Matter What Reddit Does, It Is Going to Alienate People
Wired, June 16, 2015

Sarah Kessler, Why Online Harassment is Still Ruining Lives and How We Can Stop It
Fast Company, June 3, 2015,

Issie Lapowski, Proving An Online Threat Is A Threat Just Got Harder
Wired, June 2, 2015

Carrie Arnold, When An Online Stalker Shows Up at Your Door
Women’s Health Magazine, pp. 163-64, May 2015

Ian Sherr, The Rise of the Internet Police
cnet Magazine, Spring 2015, pp. 30-31

Dave Whitford, Brianna Wu v. the Troll Army
Inc. Magazine, Spring 2015

Feminists at Mary Washington Say They Were Threatened on Yik Yak
Washington Post, May 6, 2015

Hamza Shaban, After Gamergate, Congress is Grappling with Online Abuse
BuzzFeed News, April 15, 2015


Tom Castella, Big Ideas of 2014: Part II
BBC News Magazine, December 29, 2014

After the Hack, Can Sony Survive its PR Nightmare
MSNBC’s The Cycle, December 12, 2014

Erin Anderseen, Why We Can’t Let the Conversation About Sexual Violence Fade Away
The Globe and Mail, December 11, 2014

University of Maryland Law Professor Pens Book About Hate Crimes Online
ABC Local News (WMAR), December 5, 2014

Sheelah Kolhatkar, The Gaming Industry’s Adversary Is Just Getting Started
Bloomberg Business Week, November 26, 2014

Emily Bazelon, Do Online Threats Count as Free Speech
New York Times Magazine, at pages 11-12, November 25, 2014

Marlisse Silver Sweeney, What the Law Can (and Can’t) Do About Online Harassment
The Atlantic, November 12, 2014

Davey Alba, The Future of Anonymity on the Internet Is In Facebook Rooms
Wired, October 27, 2014

Jake Swearingen, The Imminent Death of the Internet Troll
The Atlantic, October 22, 2014

Jeff Elder, Pew Study on Online Harassment
Wall Street Journal, October 22, 2014

Michelle Goldberg, Revenge Porn Is Reprehensible, But Should It Be A Crime
The Nation, page 25, October 20, 2014

Luke Simcoe, What is #Gamergate?
Metro News (Canada), October 17, 2014

Caitlin Dewey, Why Is It Taking So Long To Identify the Gamergate Trolls?
Washington Post, October 17, 2014

Amanda Hess, Victims Of Online Crimes Are Finally Getting Justice, As Long As They Are Rich And Famous
Slate, October 10, 2014

Catharine Buni and Soraya Chemaly, The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women
The Atlantic, October 9, 2014

Drake Bennett, Who Should Be Unmasked on the Internet
Business Week, October 6, 2014

Hamza Shaban, Walter Isaacson Talks Gamergate, Apple Watch, and His New Book
Gizmodo, October 7, 2014

Caitlin Dewey, A British Troll Was Jailed for His Tweets
Washington Post, October 1, 2014

Craig Timber, Maker of StealthGenie Is Indicted In Virginia
Washington Post, September 29, 2014

Rebecca Koenig, What You Need to Know About Yik Yak, An App Causing Trouble on Campuses
Chronicle of Higher Education, September 26, 2014

JoJo Marshall, Why We All Need To Worry About Revenge Porn
Elle Magazine, September 24, 2014

Michelle Dean, What If Online Harassment Was a Crime? Q and A with Danielle Citron
Gawker, September 23, 2014

Interview with Tim Lee, One Scholar Thinks the Online Harassment of Women Is A Civil Rights Issue
Vox, September 22, 2014

Alina Tugend, Kicked Off Facebook and Wondering Why
New York Times, September 19, 2014

Soraya Chemaly, There’s No Comparing Male and Female Harassment Online
Time, September 9, 2014

Interview with Soraya Chemaly, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace: Danielle Citron Explains that Everyone Is At Risk, From Powerful Celebrities to Everyday People
Salon, September 2, 2014

Andrea Peterson, Just Because Elevator Doors Are Closed Doesn’t Mean You Are Alone
Washington Post, September 8, 2014

Heather Wood Rudulph, Can Celebrities Really Do Anything About Their Leaked Nude Photos?
Cosmopolitan, September 2, 2014

Alex Fitzpatrick, Here’s How Celebs Can Get Their Naked Photos Taken Down
Time, September 2, 2014

Katharine Quarmby, The Cyberstalkers
Newsweek, pp. 44-43, August 22, 2014

Jessica Valenti, It’s Still Revenge Porn When A Victim Is A Man and the Picture is of His Penis
The, June 26

Jessica Valenti, Free Speech is a Bad Excuse for Rape and Death Threats
The, June 18, 2014

Jordan Larson, Alleged Revenge Porn Master Faces Charges in California
Vice News, June 17, 2014

Kashmir Hill, Supreme Court to Decide When Online Threats Should Send You to Jail, June 16, 2014

Facebook Removes Fan Pages Glorifying California Killer
USA Today, May 25, 2014

Erik Sofge, Could the “Right to Be Forgotten” End Revenge Porn
Shape Magazine, May 20, 2014

Samantha Reid, Study Says 70% of Students Have Sexted, So What Do They Think About Revenge Porn
USA Today (College), May 15, 2014

Jacob Gershman, The Right to Be Forgotten Is A Foreign Concept In the United States
Wall Street Journal (blog), May 15, 2014

Josh Gerstein and Stephanie Simon, Who Watches the Watchers: Big Data Goes Unchecked
Politico, May 14, 2014

Katie Van Syckle, How Cyber Bullying Is Making Sexual Assault on Campus Even Worse
Cosmopolitan, May 2014

Kashmir Hill, This Guy Hunts Down the Men Behind Revenge Porn Sites, April 23, 2014

Michelle Dean, The Case for Making Revenge Porn a Crime
Gawker, March 27, 2014

Do police take online threats against women seriously?, March 18, 2014

Hey, Creeps: It’s Legal to Take Pictures Up a Woman’s Skirt, March 7, 2014

Duke admins, cyberbullying experts comment on Collegiate ACB, March 3, 2014

Judge throws out New York “Revenge Porn” case, February 25, 2014

Revenge Porn
WJZ-TV, February 2, 2014

“Revenge porn” website creator Hunter Moore arrested, January 23, 2014

Anti-Woman Hate On The Internet, January 21, 2014

Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet, January 6, 2014

Yet Another Reason to Think Before You Sext: Pedophile Porn Sites Are Stealing Girls’ Pics, January 2, 2014


Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment
Baltimore Sun, December 15, 2013

Man behind “revenge porn” website arrested, December 12, 2013

Sex, lies and the Internet: The tale of Lena Chen, December 12, 2013

Creative Revenge Porn Charges Filed In California, December 10, 2013

“Privacy” services thwart investigation of rape video sites and story, “The Age of Innocence.”, December 9, 2013

8News Investigates: Revenge Porn, November 22, 2013

Make cyber-sexual assault a felony
Baltimore Sun, November 20, 2013

“Revenge porn” victims press for new laws, November 15, 2013

Being a Victim of Revenge Porn Forced Me to Change My Name – Now I’m an Activist Dedicated to Helping Other Victims
xojane, November 13, 2013

How to Make Revenge Porn a Crime, November 7, 2013

Victims are taking on “revenge porn” websites for posting photos they didn’t consent to
ABA Journal, November 1, 2013

States criminalize revenge porn, October 30, 2013

Md. lawmaker to sponsor bill to fight revenge porn
Audio portion of the article,, October 30, 2013

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Revenge Porn: A 21st Century Constitutional Challenge, October 22, 2013

Maryland health exchange data privacy under the microscope
Baltimore Sun, October 16, 2013

“Revenge porn” law in California a good first step, but flawed, experts say, October 3, 2013

What is ‘revenge porn’? A new bill could make it illegal in California, October 3, 2013

Unwilling Amateur: My friend may have uploaded a sex video of his ex. Should I tell her? column Dear Prudence, October 3, 2013