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Why women face constant harassment, threats on the Internet




A young woman uses an iPhone in Bangkok, Thailand.
A young woman uses an iPhone in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Writer Amanda Hess has received her fair share of harassing messages over the Internet, from lewd tweets to brutally threatening emails. Unfortunately she's not alone.

In the current issue of Pacific Standard magazine, Hess writes about the dangers of stalking and harassment for women in the social media age and the challenges of bringing real world justice to this virtual world.