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This nail polish may detect date-rape drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so you know when to drink or dump a beverage.

By August 25, 2014


GTA V: That rape scene? No, that's just cannibalism

Rockstar Games would like gamers to know that Grand Theft Auto V isn't depicting a disgusting evil act. Well, not the one of which it's accused.

By September 19, 2013


DrinkSavvy: a litmus test for date-rape drugs

A Boston-based start-up has created a built-in litmus-style test for cups and straws that immediately detects the presence of date-rape drugs.

By August 4, 2013


Twitter updates its rules for users after uproar over rape, bomb threats

The company modifies its rules and says it will add more staff to vet flagged tweets, after an outcry in Britain over tweeted rape and bomb threats to female journalists and a member of Parliament.

By August 3, 2013


Twitter to simplify the reporting of abusive tweets, after outcry over rape threats

Following outrage in the U.K. over tweets containing threats of rape, the company says a feature designed to make it easier to report abusive tweets when using Twitter on the iPhone will be coming to other platforms.

By July 27, 2013


Rape victim fights off demand for Facebook, computer records

A rape victim is stunned when defense lawyers demand her Facebook, computer, and search engine records. Her own lawyers persuade a judge that such a demand is ludicrous and the rapist gets 25 years.

By October 10, 2012


Skout suspends under-18 service after it's linked to rapes

After three reports of sexual assault in which men allegedly posed as teenagers on the location-based flirting app, Skout suspended its 17-and-under community for "safety upgrades."

By June 12, 2012


Device serves date-rape drug detection on the rocks

Tel Aviv University researchers say they've developed a sensor that can detect common date rape drugs in drinks with 100 percent accuracy.

By August 8, 2011


WikiLeaks leader arrested after rape accusation

Julian Assange, leader of the controversial information-sharing site, has been arrested. He's accused of sexual molestation and rape in Sweden, London police say.

By December 7, 2010


Sweden reopens rape probe of WikiLeaks founder

After dropping a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange last month, Sweden is reopening it for further investigation, according to reports.

By September 1, 2010