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Taiwan's Digital Minister Audrey Tang speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Tang told the AP that Taiwan plans to create an independent agency to enforce digital privacy, tackling an increasingly urgent issue as countries step up surveillance during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

AP Interview: Digital minister says Taiwan to guard privacy

Dec. 10, 2020 7:24 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan plans to create an independent agency to enforce digital privacy, a Cabinet minister says, tackling an increasingly urgent issue as countries step up surveillance during the pandemic. Taiwan is one of Asia’s most robust democracies and has been praised for its outbreak...

Olimpia Coral Melo, who became an activist against online sexual harassment and assault after a video of her having sex was published online in 2013, speaks during a live broadcast with Benito Juarez borough Mayor Santiago Taboada, in Mexico City, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Melo's story and subsequent activism have led to the creation of numerous state laws against cyber violence, and Mexico's government is on the verge of passing a federal version of

Mexico moves to stem unauthorized sharing of sexual images

Nov. 25, 2020 3:43 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Activist Olimpia Coral went through an inferno in 2013, when an ex-boyfriend posted sexual images that made the rounds in her conservative town in Mexico. Things got so bad — the shaming, the internet bullying — that she hid in the trunk of a taxi when going to her...