... galvanizing ... The book is full of information about current cyber privacy laws (like those targeting revenge porn) that is certain to help readers better understand their own rights in an evolving legal landscape. Engrossing and unique, this is an important addition to the canon of #MeToo-era social science tomes.
...a rallying cry for privacy justice ... Goldberg builds a convincing case that sexual privacy is a right that should be protected by federal law, much in the way that our personal, financial and medical information already is. If anyone can make that happen, it is she ... Goldberg chronicles in Nobody’s Victim her battle for justice in a tone that is both take-no-prisoners and warmly gregarious ... The cases she narrates are gut-wrenching, and her conversational approach lightens what could otherwise be an unbearably heavy load. It also makes accessible the complicated legal history leading to our current moment.
...a timely work that combines the vulnerability of personal experience and the researched, fact-based reporting of nonfiction ... Goldberg’s writing is especially compelling when she focuses on specific clients she has helped ... While her tone is more conversational than rigidly academic, Goldberg provides solid research to supplement her anecdotes. An important, harrowing look into the dark underbelly of the internet, this book sheds light on the mistreatment of victims and on the society and justice system that often fail them.
The real-life cases she presents—some of which have garnered national media attention—chillingly illustrate the insidious nature of these types of crimes and also act as a necessary call to arms regarding the importance of victim empowerment ... Though the incidents became increasingly complex, they further sharpened Goldberg’s mastery in dealing with the cases. From bullied teenagers to women exploited by revenge porn, Goldberg’s cases usually get much worse before any kind of resolution is reached, but the author does an important service in bringing these horrific exploitations to light ... A significant book that will hopefully spark change.
Victims’ rights lawyer Goldberg shares invaluable insight ... This is an illuminating and significant window into the present state of victims’ rights and a potentially powerful resource for readers dealing with abuse or harassment.