CCRI Applauds Illinois Supreme Court Decision Upholding “Revenge Porn” Law Against First Amendment Challenge

For immediate release: CCRI Applauds Illinois Supreme Court Decision Upholding “Revenge Porn” Law Against First Amendment Challenge. In December 2014, Illinois passed the strongest criminal law against nonconsensual pornography in the country. The measure was drafted in collaboration with Cyber Civil Rights Initiative President Mary Anne Franks, who testified on behalf of the bill before […]

Seven Reasons Illinois is Leading the Fight Against Revenge Porn

Prof. Mary Anne Franks (left) and Rep. Scott Drury (right) present the IL “revenge porn” bill to the Judiciary committee in Springfield, IL. Just in time for 2015, Governor Pat Quinn (D) announced a New Year’s resolution for the state of Illinois: end revenge porn. On Monday Quinn signed a new law making it a […]

Board of Directors

Danielle Citron, J.D. Vice President, Secretary Danielle Citron is a professor of law at the Boston University School of Law, where she teaches and writes about information privacy, free expression, and civil rights. Professor Citron was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2019 based on her work on cyber stalking and sexual privacy. Professor Citron previously taught […]

Protecting Intimate Privacy: The Fight Against “Revenge Porn”

(This piece is cross-posted from Refinery29.) All of us share private information with third parties at some point in our lives, from home addresses to medical records to credit card numbers. Many of us share private information several times a day. The behavior is so routine that we don’t think about the fact that sharing […]

CCRI in the Media

                                                                         CCRI leadership participate in interviews, share resources and author Op- Eds in various media outlets, including CNN,  Fox News, The […]

  CCRI Board of Directors   Danielle Citron, J.D. Vice President, Secretary Danielle Citron is the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law at University of Virginia School of Law.  Professor Citron was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2019 based on her work on cyber stalking and sexual privacy.  Her book Hate Crimes in […]

Model Civil Law

In July 2018, the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) adopted the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act (UCRUDIIA).  Dr. Mary Anne Franks, CCRI’s President and Legislative and Tech Policy Director, served as Reporter for this Uniform Act. Since then, bills based on the ULC Act have been enacted in Colorado and Nebraska […]

48 States + DC + One Territory NOW have Revenge Porn Laws

Attorneys

Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project: A project through which the law firm of K&L Gates is providing victims of nonconsensual pornography with pro bono legal assistance. Kindly submit this web-based contact form, which will ensure that your inquiry is routed to the appropriate contact.  Please do not contact the Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project by […]