What is Bulli Bai app scandal? - podcast

What is Bulli Bai app scandal? - podcast

What is Bulli Bai app scandal?

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Hey, Ron, in this episode, let's unpack. What is bullied by is, uh, what this controversy is all about. Um, how good hap is involved, like, uh, all the issues you should know about the stories are probably might be hard bully by. App in the news recently. So this is, uh, yeah, let's just unpack. So a bully by app was created in the one bar last year. It's not exactly an app. Like some people call it an app. Uh, and then in fact, this is some kind of just like, uh, basically harassment tool, uh, created to target Muslim woman. Um, you can't download it from IRS app store or Google play store. Uh, So that's basically, uh, that's that, uh, it's not even, uh, uh, it's not even an app. It was just hosted on GitHub before it was taken down. Is it that tool, uh, basic Batman, malignant and hateful, which has been created with a explicit purpose harassing woman. Um, it's just piece of code, basically hosted on GitHub. Uh, it was executable, uh, But so you can just download it from GitHub and use some kind of NPM package. Uh, and then, uh, so yeah, and there's some similar app, like solar deals was also uploaded to get hub and it was created in July that here, and it also sparked some controllers. Uh, and then the idea, or all of bullet by app is like to put hundred hundreds of Muslim woman on an online auction. Uh, according to the reports, the pictures included the have belonged to Muslim woman women active on social media, including prominent journalists, activists. Uh, and then the mastermind behind this app, Niraj Vishnoi or bully by has been arrested and brought to tally from a soundbite valley Felice, uh, three more people. I have also been arrested. Um, uh, so, uh, the thing is like a get hub is also kind of involved in that. It's a boss of this apps were in the hostage on GitHub. And then this hap he's issued a statement like it happens long standing policies against content and conduct, uh, involved in harassment, discrimination and inciting violence versus suspended. The user can follow the investigation of such active. Um, so does that, uh, and these people who develop this app, there are still college student. Um, and they were a part of some head groups that systematically target social media users. So that's basically the story. Uh, um, and yeah, so basically, uh, Mumbai court science accused, uh, this scholar student to police custody til January 14th. Uh, so that's basically, uh, and that's it. So. Um, that stadia, um, so hope this overview was helpful. So now you can kind of can understand, uh, what this app is about. Uh, Um, this, this app went like not viral, but not all the media and press, uh, are just talking about it. Uh, overall, this is just an Indian ad with listed Muslim woman auction. Uh, you can read about this, uh, in online. Um, this is the more and more apps like that. There are. So this is the second app like that in demands, not sure if it was like the greater services app. Uh, if this, they earn a lot of revenues and this apps, or this was just like a. Uh, just like, uh, you know, targeting and harassment app. Uh, um, so yeah, that's basically that, um, so that's a. Yeah, that's quite unfortunate, but this is just for you to know and stay in the, in the news, in case you are wondering what is that?

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