Strangers Filming Women at Protests

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Strangers Filming Women at Protests
Short Title Strangers Are Filming Creepshots of Women at Protests
Location United States
Date June 2020

Taxonomy Surveillance, Exposure, Exclusion
Information Physical Characteristics, Identifying
Threat Actors Creep forums users, Creep forums

Individuals
Affected Female protesters
High Risk Groups Females
Secondary Consequences

Users of so-called creep forums attended Black Lives Matter protests to film women and then upload the footage online.

Description

In June 2020 George Floyd's death has raised a wave of Black Lives Matter protests against systemic racism in the United States.

It appeared, that users of so-called creep forums deliberately attended Black Lives Matter protests to film women without their consent.Exclusion

Strangers would film women Surveillance and upload the footageExposure of them without their knowledge.

The media didn't name the creepshot forum to avoid Increased Accessibility.

These people, predominantly men, would surreptitiously film or photograph women and particularly zoom in or position the camera onto the target's buttocks, breasts, thighs, or other areas.

Legally, targets of this sort of harassment may have little legal recourse against their abusers.

Risk Statistics

Laws and Regulations

Sources

https://www.vice.com/en us/article/akz33z/creepshots-upskirts-black-lives-matter-protests