Meet the fetish model who became an internet privacy activist

Meet the fetish model who became an internet privacy activist

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Source: Wired.co.uk

In 2003, Playboy Magazine in the Netherlands screwed up. It accidentally published the real name of one of its young models, who had been working as Ancilla Tilia. Her mother, who shared her real surname, started getting some uncomfortable calls. “At the time, I was fairly unknown, and I just let it slide,” Tilia tells Wired.co.uk (it’s now name which appears on her passport — she had it legally changed). “What else could I do, anyway?” But fast forward a few years, and Tilia’s career had skyrocketed. She was a public figure, one of Europe’s best-known fetish and glamour models who had shot for FHM and Maxim magazines. Someone discovered the old Playboy shoots, and posted her real name online. People in the street began to call her out using it. She got stalkers.
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