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Human error: bots won’t rid Tumblr of explicit content

Human error: bots won’t rid Tumblr of explicit content

Emily Johnston

December 17, 2018

Tumblr announced a decision to ban adult content on their website Dec. 17 after a plague of child porn and other illegal content flooded the website. The reasoning behind this ban is that Tumblr went off the App Store, and in order to go back on they have to fix this issue. Instead of hiring moder...

Don’t tune out when you’re turned on

Don’t tune out when you’re turned on

Gabby Felitto

December 14, 2018

Porn is an outlet for everyone to witness their fantasies. However, it is still racist, there are still tropes and white men are still running it, according to the documentary “The Racist History Of Pornography.” Porn exploits women of color, portraying them as unrealistic stereotypes. Asian women are...

Ex-staffer viewed porn on job

Ex-staffer viewed porn on job

Sawyer Loftus, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

A former UVM employee has admitted to watching pornography at work. Keith Kennedy, a former supervisor and hiring manager, will be used as evidence in a lawsuit against the University this week, which claims the University created a hostile workplace. Kennedy said he watched porn in the workplace "once or tw...

UVM employee accused of watching porn at work

UVM employee accused of watching porn at work

Sawyer Loftus and Joey Waldinger

April 12, 2018

A UVM employee accused of watching pornography at work will be used as evidence in a lawsuit against the University. The University’s lawyers tried to block the evidence from being used in former employee Cindy Ruescher’s lawsuit, according to court documents.  The employee in question was Ruesch...

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