‘ON HIT LIST’
“Hackers sent me rape and death threats then deleted my book”, says Irish music pro, Linda Coogan Byrne to The Irish Sun.
“I know so many other campaigners and women in politics who have to endure cyber-attacks and bullying so often.
“With little accountability to be had on the attacker’s side, the internet is a wonderful tool and has empowered women like me to speak up, react and set up an organisation to dismantle the patriarchy and oppression we face but it sadly came with a cost.”
The music consultant, publicist, and music manager has been hacked, trolled and cyber attacked more times than she can count.
Linda said: “It began happening when I started campaigning on a full-time basis over covid for gender equality and diversity in the music industry in 2020.”Linda Coogan Byrne speaking with Danielle Masterson of The Irish Sun Newspaper, March 15th 2023.
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