The Good People of the Internet Love Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones

THOUGH THE INTERNET is often an inhospitable place, a celebrity hack this week was particularly shocking and painful because of its racial and gendered undertones. Comedian and actor Leslie Jones had her Tumblr hacked on Wednesday. The attackers posted screenshots of her driver’s license and passport photos along with her phone number and Twitter password, nude pictures of her, and racist images. The photos seemed to come from Jones’ iCloud account. The Department of Homeland Security isinvestigating the incident, which serves as an unfortunate reminder that online harassment is an urgent problem.

Read more at Wired