Facebook trade in female images among Australians

Images of scantily clad women are being widely circulated without their knowledge through a private “men’s only” Facebook group, reigniting the debate for stricter privacy laws for social media in Australia.Since its inception two weeks ago, “The Brocial Network” has attracted more than 8000 members, including at least four players from a Melbourne-based AFL club.
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/facebook-trade-in-female-images-20110517-1erfu.htmlAlso see:Not our fault: AFL players on sexist web group
Three North Melbourne footballers have been caught up in the controversy over a men-only Facebook group that posts revealing photographs of young women without their consent.The players – Jack Ziebell, Hamish McIntosh and Robbie Tarrant – are among about 8000 men said to have joined “The Brocial Network” since its launch just a fortnight ago.
http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/not-our-fault-afl-players-on-sexist-web-group-20110518-1et6s.htmlFacebook pulls Brocial Network
Facebook managers have banned a controversial group that circulated images of scantily clad women without their consent.A Facebook spokeswoman today said “The Brocial Network” site had been removed.

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