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RSN™ Special Report: Facebook’s Guidance On Graphic Violence

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook's Guidance On Graphic Violence Reprinted from The Guardian - Copyright Acknowledged At first, Facebook’s policies seem clear enough. Most start with a clear explanation of what it does and doesn’t tolerate. But often there are caveats. The Guardian has been told some moderators struggle to understand distinctions – and some feel overwhelmed by the task. Updates reflect shifting attitudes and political pressure but can further complicate the job. Facebook’s policies on graphic [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook’s Manual On Credible Threats Of Violence

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook's Manual On Credible Threats Of Violence Reprinted from The Guardian - Copyright Acknowledged At first, Facebook’s policies seem clear enough. Most start with a clear explanation of what it does and doesn’t tolerate. But often there are caveats. Some moderators struggle to understand distinctions – and some feel overwhelmed by the task. Updates reflect shifting attitudes and political pressure but can further complicate the job. Facebook’s policies on graphic violence, non-sexual [...]

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX: NOVEMBER 2018

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX SCARS™; CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX - NOVEMBER 2018 WARNING Scam danger at extreme levels - high probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - increased victimization MODERATE Scam danger at moderate levels - significant probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - elevated victimization CAUTION Scam danger at normal levels - probability of stranger contacts [...]

SCARS™ Infographic: Taking Your Life In Your Hands

SCARS™ Infographic: Taking Your Life In Your Hands Being Online Can Be Deadly If You Use The Internet To Meet Partners You Are Taking Your Life In Your Hands! EACH YEAR THERE ARE: 16,000 ABDUCTIONS 100+ MURDERS 1,000s OF RAPES 10% OF KNOWN SEX OFFENDERS USE THE INTERNET Be More Careful! BASED ON USDHS STATS FOR 2017 INFOGRAPHIC COPYRIGHT © 2018 SCARS Being Online Can Be Deadly - Be More Careful     [...]

RSN™ Editorial: Are You Doing Your Part To Help Stop Scammers?

RSN™ Editorial: Are You Doing Your Part To Help Stop Scammers? PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION THEN SHARE THIS :: WE NEED TO GET MORE SIGNATURES! We have just reached 4,640 - NOW let's get to 15,000 !!!!! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

SCARS™ Position Paper: What Will It Take To Stop Scamming?

SCARS™ Position Paper: What Will It Take To Stop Scamming? That Is A Very Complex Question. You would think that there has to be a simple answer. Indeed, maybe there is? In looking at online fraud over the last 27 years we have developed a Road Map to End Scamming. Sadly we cannot do it by ourselves. The SCARS™ Road Map To End Scamming Online There are several complex transnational problems that must be solved [...]

RSN™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam

RSN™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam What Happens When You Confront Your Scammer? They Lie Of Course! We see and hear this literally every day. A victim discovers the scam and confronts the scammer. We tell them not to, but few listen - it's full steam ahead until they slow down and learn. Not Thinking Clearly Let us first say, we are not attempting to call victims stupid. We are attempting to [...]

RSN™ Guide: Victim Bashing or Blaming

RSN™ Guide: Victim Bashing or Blaming Victim Blaming or Bashing - The SCARS View Victim blaming occurs when the victim of a crime or any wrongful act is held entirely or partially at fault for the harm that befell them. The study of Victimology seeks to mitigate the perception of victims as responsible. There is a greater tendency to blame victims of rape or romance scams than victims of robbery if victims and perpetrators know each other. Hey, Don't Blame The Victim! [...]

RSN™ Guide: Romance Scam Delusion

RSN™ Guide: Romance Scam Delusion DISCLAIMER: The following is intended for informational and educational entertainment purposes only, and is not intended to be used in any way to diagnose a mental illness. All such diagnosis must be performed by a licensed doctor or psychologist. If you feel any portion of this may be applicable to you, consult a licensed doctor immediately for proper evaluation and diagnosis. de·lu·sion dəˈlo͞oZHən/ noun An idiosyncratic belief or impression that [...]

ATTENTION SCAM VICTIMS FROM NEW ZEALAND

ATTENTION SCAM VICTIMS FROM NEW ZEALAND A Scam Victims Research Study is being conducted by the University of Auckland, New Zealand, with the support of SCARS™ This study has been reviewed and formally approved by SCARS and the University of Auckland (NZ) for a study to help Romance Scam victims. The study is a formal study of victims to help find new solutions for assistance, support, and recovery. SCARS has created a private Facebook Group [...]

RSN Steps™ – Scam Victim Free Self-Help Recovery Program

The RSN Steps™ - Scam Victim Free Self-Help Recovery Program Copyright © 2016-2018 Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams Inc. A Free 8 Step Program For Self-Help Recovery From Online Fraud The SCARS™ / Romance Scams Now™ Road Map To Self-Recovery For Scam Victims. Note: This is not a medically approved program, but an emotional support program intended for educational purposes only. Please read the disclaimer at the end. This program was designed by the [...]

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