Is The Revenge Porn Issue Being Taken Seriously?
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Is The Revenge Porn Issue Being Taken Seriously?

The adult film industry is constantly selling us a fantasy, and in order to enjoy it we typically suspend our disbelief. We don’t question how old an actress really is if she’s portraying a schoolgirl, or a step mom. We don’t ask why a plumber has six-pack abs. And if something lists itself as “amateur” …

Facebook Must Turn Over User Information in Revenge Porn Case
TECHNOLOGY / WORLD

Facebook Must Turn Over User Information in Revenge Porn Case

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Facebook must turn over any information it possesses that could help a young woman find out who published a sex video of her without her consent, a Dutch court ruled on Thursday.

The Amsterdam District Court said in its ruling that if the U.S. company cannot comply because it has erased the relevant …

Federal Revenge Porn Bill Will Look To Criminalize Websites
TECHNOLOGY

Federal Revenge Porn Bill Will Look To Criminalize Websites

Federal Revenge Porn Bill Will Look To Criminalize Websites (via Techdirt)

My own representative in Congress, Jackie Speier, has apparently decided to introduce a federal “revenge porn” bill, which is being drafted, in part, by Prof. Mary Anne Franks, who has flat out admitted that her goal is to undermine Section 230 protections…

‘Revenge Porn’ Purveyor Hunter Moore Indicted By FBI
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‘Revenge Porn’ Purveyor Hunter Moore Indicted By FBI

‘Revenge porn’ purveyor Hunter Moore indicted by FBI (via Raw Story )

27-year-old “revenge porn” distributor Hunter Moore was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials on Thursday and indicted on charges of conspiring to hack into hundreds of victims’ email accounts to gather content for his activities…

Revenge Porn Outlawed in California
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Revenge Porn Outlawed in California

Revenge Porn Outlawed in California.

California becomes the second state (after New Jersey) to outlaw revenge porn.  Posting identifiable pics and videos of exes is now punishable by possible jail time, a fine or both.