Hackers threat to leak nude photos of Emma Watson after UN speech

18:58 Sep 25 2014 New York, NY, USA

The relevance of Emma Watson's speech at the UN to advocate in favour of gender equality became that much more pronounced after it was rumored that the anonymous forum 4CHAN might be planning to release naked photos of the star. Given that they came on the heels of the largest female celebrity hack of all time, the allegations were taken seriously. Although the incident turned out to be a very ill-conceived marketing prank, the incident still begs the question: Have nude pictures become the new weapon of online misogynists?
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