I think this is the most terrifying thing I’ve ever read. If it doesn’t scare the hell out of you that someone could do this–and I’ve absolutely zero doubt that they could, because everything is online these days and we provide a helluva lot of it ourselves–I’m not sure what will.
This appears to be the Wired cover story for December. It’s a long read (took me about half an hour). Read it anyway.
A rare court case exposes the all-too-common horror of online harassment.