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How to Shut Down Reddit's CreepShots

One afternoon in late September, Coweta County Sheriff Investigator Jason Fetner asked Christopher Bailey, a 35-year-old substitute teacher at East Coweta High, to meet with him regarding a school theft. But when Bailey arrived, Fetner told him the real reason for their meeting: he knew that Bailey had been posting photos of his students—“Hot senior girl in one of my classes,” read one charming caption—on the subreddit r/CreepShots, some of which had been viewed thousands of times.

Other Redditors have been gathering information about posters to the CreepShots thread and using it to ID the worst offenders.

It seems as though they may have succeeded in shutting down the subreddit, probably due to—and this may be my favorite part—blackmailing the senior moderator in charge of it.