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Open Source Initiative board members. Front row, L-R: Simon Phipps (Board President), Josh Simmons (Board Treasurer), Carol Smith (Board Secretary) Back row, L-R: Italo Vignoli, Faidon Liambotis, Molly de Blanc, Richard Fontana, Patrick Masson, Chris Lamb.

A group of women trying to change the sexist culture of open source software have been harassed online

Online harassment and a lack of inclusion are issues in the open source space, and the board elections for the Open Source Initiative showcase this.
Coca-Cola and Delta have apologised for Diet Coke napkins with 'creepy' messages which were handed out to passengers.

Delta has apologised after handing out ‘creepy’ Diet Coke napkins to passengers encouraging them to give their number to their ‘plan...

"Write down your number and give it to your plane crush. You never know..." read a message on one napkin.

A woman attempted to break into a police station in search of an officer she had been allegedly harassing

Ashley Keister attempted to break into the West Wyoming Police station with a cigarette butt holder, ABC-affiliated WNEP reports. Her attempt failed.

The ‘pink tax’ isn’t just on tampons and deodorant — women pay more for transit too

Women pay on average $25-50 more than men to get around the city because of concerns about being harassed, a new study found.
A US Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion prepares to take off aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima while transiting the Bab al Mandab Strait, June 7, 2018.

Iran has found a new way to harass US warships, and it’s got the US Navy on edge

The US Navy says that it hasn't had an unsafe or unprofessional interactions with Iran's military in more than a year. But even with that seeming stalemate, Iranian forces have found a way frustrate the US.

Programmers are having a huge debate over whether they should be required to behave respectfully to each other

A programmer publicly quit a large and popular open-source project earlier this week over its requirement to behave respectfully, setting off a firestorm of debate. Even the CEO of Red Hat tells us that the open source world has got to learn to be nicer.
Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg gives his speech during the presentation of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge on February 21, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

Facebook’s plan to let users ‘unsend’ messages could boost harassment and bullying, experts warn

Experts told Business Insider it could be used to hide evidence of harassment and to gaslight victims.

Tech journalist and Pando founder Sarah Lacy raises $1.4 million to launch a new startup for working moms

Chairman Mom promises working moms a solution-based troll-free platform for $5 a month.
John Bercow MP

Commons Speaker John Bercow named in new Westminster harassment allegations

Commons Speaker Bercow plus two MPs have been accused of harassment and bullying in a BBC Newsnight investigation.