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Rape is Easy

[su_quote cite="Anonymous"]At this time we can honestly say we’re confident we know the identities of the people involved in Rehtaeh’s rape. This wasn’t some high-tech operation that involved extracting private messages from someone’s Facebook account. Dozens of e-mails were sent to us by kids and adults alike, most of whom had personal relationshi [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Help Lift the Ban

[su_quote cite="Privacy Lawyer David Fraser"]The publication ban, in this case, makes no sense and is chilling the discussion of a very important subject. Some have decided to ignore the ban and the Halifax Police today decided they would not pursue charges against a number of who have dared to mention the victim's name, but made it clear that they [...]

Radio Interview with Rick Howe

Interview with News 95.7 about the Rehtaeh Parsons publication ban. See, I said her name again. Rehtaeh Parsons. [su_note note_color="#ffffff" text_color="#000000"]Tuesday November 25, 2014 The father of the victim in a high profile child pornography case gives us his reaction to the accused’s guilty plea. [/su_note] [su_audio url="http://glencanni [...]

2014-11-26T16:22:54+00:00November 26th, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Radio Interview with Rick Howe


This is the best news I've had in a long time. Thank you Chronicle Herald! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! The public interest is so important in this story. Rehtaeh deserves to have her name as a part of it. This ban protected only those with something to hide and a dysfunctional, leaderless justice system. The Herald just gave my daughter more [...]

2014-11-24T20:18:06+00:00November 24th, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

ON THE MEDIA: Her Name is Rehtaeh Parsons

This is a radio interview I did with On The Media (22 November, 2014). [su_divider top="no"] While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, OTM tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with listeners and led to more than a tripling of its audience in five years. Since OTM was [...]

2014-11-23T16:03:16+00:00November 23rd, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

#YouKnowHerName: Declare amnesty on breaking ban

This was published today as an opinion piece in the Halifax Chronicle Herald. Author - David T.S. Fraser [su_divider top="no"] The story of the past week has been the publication ban in the “high profile child pornography case” (Google it), when it should have been a discussion about sexual assault, child pornography and cyberbullying. The police h [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on #YouKnowHerName: Declare amnesty on breaking ban