The message was a request: "Wins" are nude photos users obtained from women or disgruntled exes, social media, or similar boards that they could share with the group. On the military page of Anon-IB, users bragged about and shared photos dating back to at least Some users requested nude photos of a specific woman, often identified by name and where they were stationed. The Anon-IB page — first reported Thursday by Business Insider — widens the scope of a developing scandal in the military where a subculture of service members apparently shared nude photos of their female colleagues without their permission or knowledge. Women veterans say it's the latest manifestation of a culture of toxic masculinity, where women are objectified, harassed, or even assaulted by their male colleagues — and now, there are the online posts to prove it. Secret message boards, shared folders, and Facebook rooms created for allegedly illegally obtained photos most recently shot into the news after a journalist and Marine veteran published an investigation on Saturday about Marines United — a 30,member Facebook group where Marines passed around hundreds of photos alongside degrading commentary about their sisters-in-arms.
US Military Faces Burgeoning Nude Picture-Sharing Scandal
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By Associated Press. Above: Former Marine Erika Butner, right, and attorney Gloria Allred hold photos of Butner in uniform, as she and another active-duty female Marine said photographs of them were secretly posted online without their consent, at a news conference in Los Angeles Wednesday, March 8, Transcript for audioclip Hundreds of Marines are being investigated for sharing thousands of private — and sometimes naked — photos of female Marines on social media.
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Despite a number of media reports, policy changes, an investigation by the Department of Defense, and even one Marine being punished in a summary court-martial, sexually explicit photos of female service members continue to be posted and shared online. According to a new report from VICE News, hundreds of naked or half-naked photographs of female service members are currently being shared online via a Dropbox folder. Despite the sexual nature of the photographs — the majority feature women semi- or fully naked — their subjects remain largely identifiable, VICE reported. In some of the photos, the woman depicted is engaging in a sexual act.
Vice News reports that a Dropbox folder called "Hoes hoin" is circulating online, containing explicit photos of female U. Why it matters: This is the second scandal of its kind. Last year, a Facebook group of more than 30, U. In December, Congress made "non consensual sharing of nude photos a criminal offense in the military," Vice reports.