Gender

  • About one month ago, following a discussion on Facebook about humiliating one’s ex-partner online, I asked: are men really the only ones to do it?. The question was, and still is, are women really so different from men in those particular case, and if yes, why? Immediately after posting that article, I loaded it in my browser, as I always do, to check if it contained any formatting error. In that case, I also got an unexpected result.
  • Massimo Melica is a lawyer in Milan specialized in ICT law. Today Massimo posted on Facebook, as he does periodically, a great piece he wrote against online violence on women (Italian only, sorry). The reactions on Facebook, still coming while I write, seem so far to discuss almost exclusively (I only refer to the number of related comments) if, how much, when and how the concept that “whoever got in troubles for placing online his or her private pictures deserves it”.