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The crime against Jennifer Lawrence

In case you haven’t heard, nude pictures of several women, notably Jennifer Lawrence, were stolen and leaked a few days ago.

Out of the people talking about the incident, there is (sadly unsurprising) a lot of victim-blaming, but even among those who don’t go quite that far some have called it a “scandal” and more or less implied that what happened had more to do with the people in the pictures than the ones who stole them.

Well, this wasn’t a “scandal”, it was a crime. The blame lies entirely with the criminals.  The Belle Jar has a good account of what’s been going on and what’s wrong with it. (Reddit being the worst of the worst is equally unsurprising.)

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