Texas teen makes use of TikTok to sabotage abortion whistleblower web site
Texas Teen Uses TikTok To Sabotage Abortion Tips Website
A teen from Fort Bend Co. went online and, with a bit of sarcasm, told her followers what to do to overwhelm and crash the site, which they did.
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – As the Biden government vows to pass Texas Senate Act No. 8, which bans almost all abortion in court, a Fort Bend County teenager adopts TikTok bill.
Olivia Julianna, 18, used sarcasm, her social media knowledge, and her followers to overwhelm prolifewhistleblower.com.
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The website was created by Texas Right to Life and made it possible for anyone to post tips about women suspected of having illegal abortions. Julianna encouraged her followers to submit fake tips to crash the site. It worked. The website crashed several times.
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Other TikTok users followed suit and created videos with similar messages.
“I really wasn’t surprised when it started so quickly because I know that so many young people are really passionate about this topic,” Olivia told FOX 26.
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The website was created after the passage of Senate Law 8, which bans abortions after 6 weeks. It allows Texans to sue anyone suspected of illegally performing an abortion or assisting it in any way and to pay them a $ 10,000 fine.
“My generation, we grew up on the internet and if they use that to attack us and rob them of our rights, then we will use our knowledge to defend ourselves against them,” added Olivia.
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Olivia says the idea came to her after teenagers used TikTok to reserve tickets to previous President Trump rallies and then wouldn’t leave.
Texas Right to Life struggled to find a new hosting site for their whistleblower website after GoDaddy disabled it. The organization told FOX 26 on Wednesday afternoon that it had found a new host, but did not provide any further details.
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