Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Activists Force Baidu to Drop Sexy Virtual Assistant Vivi

Given that social justice activists were already demanding that home digital assistants such as Siri and Alexa be given protection from sexual harassment, it’s unsurprising that Chinese tech giant Badiu’s plans to boost VR headset sales with a sexy AI ‘virtual girlfriend’ named Vivi have been dropped within days of the announcement. Baidu-owned video platform… Read more »

60% of Women Consider Looking at Breasts Sexual Harassment

A large UK poll commissioned in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal has revealed shifting trends as to how women construe sexual harassment. For example, 60% of young British women would consider a man looking at their breasts to constitute harassment. Although there are differences between older and younger women, with older women typically… Read more »