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How to create ads that don't objectify women - CNN Style

Written by Emanuella Grinberg, CNN<p>Contributors Haimy Assefa, CNN<p>Advertising executive Madonna Badger uses four criteria to determine whether an ad objectifies women:<p>Prop: Does the woman have a choice or voice in this situation?<p>Part: Is she reduced to just a sexually provocative body part?<p>Plastic: …

Feminism

Women's Code Rates Better Than Men's, But Is Rejected When Their Gender Is Revealed

Talk about user error.<p>In what the authors are claiming is the largest-scale study of gender bias to date, researchers in the US have found that code …

IWD 2016: how women are finding new ways to fight inequality

Marches will always have their place in the fight for equality. But increasingly women around the world are finding innovative methods of making their voices heard. On International Women’s Day, here are a few of them<p>Green, white and purple sashes, powerful placards and large-scale marches – these …

Three-year-olds can represent themselves in court, a US immigration judge insists

Just in case you’d forgotten how deeply flawed the US immigration system is, senior Justice Department official Jack H. Weil is here to remind you.<p>As a longtime immigration judge, Weil was recently asked to give a deposition in federal court for a pending lawsuit brought by the American Civil …

U.S. Department of Justice

The Division debuts in a week, prepare yourself with its launch trailer

Defeat the gangs of New York to take back the city<p><i>Tom Clancy's The Division</i> arrives a week from today, and you can get caught up on the game's story and setting in a launch trailer released today by publisher Ubisoft.<p><i>The Division</i> takes place in a post-pandemic New York City, with chaos reigning in …

New York City

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

In a New York case, Magistrate Judge James Orenstein of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Orenstein had paused the request to allow Apple to file in opposition of the order because it …

Privacy

Apple, FBI Face Off Before Congress on iPhone Encryption

(Reuters) – FBI Director James Comey told a congressional panel on Tuesday that a final court ruling forcing Apple Inc to give the FBI data from an …

“I have no idea”: The FBI director at the Apple judiciary hearing gets schooled on security tech by a congressman

<i>“I don’t know.”</i><p><i>“I don’t know if that would work.”</i><p><i>“I have no idea.”</i><p><i>“I’m not sure I even fully understand the questions.”</i><p>Safe to say, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey was unprepared for a barrage of technical questions by California congressman Darrell Issa (R), during a hearing …

House Judiciary Committee

FBI Says Apple Will Need to Make Sure Hackers Don’t Steal an iPhone Backdoor

FBI Director James Comey dismisses concerns that the software he’s asking Apple to create could be stolen and misused by hackers.<p>In its fight against the FBI over the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple has made it clear that it doesn't want to create custom software for the FBI—not …

The Apple-FBI Encryption Hearing Was Unexpectedly Hostile to the FBI Director

In an surprise twist, the House Judiciary Committee ripped into FBI Director James Comey over the agency's request for an iPhone backdoor.<p>In an unexpectedly adversarial hearing on Tuesday, the members of the House Judiciary Committee grilled FBI Director James Comey on encryption backdoors, …