Security Labour: The work of surviving

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The web has always been a less safe space for women, trans and non-binary people, than for cisgender white men — although it may have taken a while for the rest of the world to wake up to this. Research in Australia in 2016 found that one in four women under 30 had received threats of physical violence online.

Despite the old claims that “on the Internet nobody knows if you are a dog”, it is…