Revenge Porn in the News

Revenge porn has caught the eye of the mainstream media. Here are some recent articles, courtesy of Google News:

  • NC Proposed 'Revenge Porn' Law Would Punish Strangers Who Obtain Images - WFMY News 2 - June 23, 2017
    WFMY News 2 NC Proposed 'Revenge Porn' Law Would Punish Strangers Who Obtain Images WFMY News 2 RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Senate has approved a bill to expand North Carolina's "revenge porn" law from cases involving former lovers to those involving strangers. Senators voted Thursday for the changes to the current law. It's illegal for someone to ... and more »
  • Man on the run after revenge-porn conviction caught in Portland - Q13 FOX - June 22, 2017
    Q13 FOX Man on the run after revenge-porn conviction caught in Portland Q13 FOX PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) — A man on the run for months after being convicted in a “revenge porn” case was caught at a home in northeast Portland, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said a tip from the public led to the arrest of ... and more »
  • Military revenge porn may become illegal in 2018 NDAA - FederalNewsRadio.com - June 21, 2017
    Military revenge porn may become illegal in 2018 NDAA FederalNewsRadio.com A House panel is taking a stand against revenge porn in the military with its recommendations for the 2018 defense authorization bill. The House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee wants to make sharing intimate images of someone without his or her ...
  • Revenge Porn Convict Benjamin Barber Arrested in Oregon After Six Months on the Lam - Heat Street - June 21, 2017
    Heat Street Revenge Porn Convict Benjamin Barber Arrested in Oregon After Six Months on the Lam Heat Street Benjamin Jay Barber, the first man convicted under Oregon's new anti-revenge porn law who has been on the run for six months, was finally arrested in Northeast Portland on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Hillsboro man failed to report to jail following his ...
  • 'Revenge porn' convict who eluded jail for months arrested in ... - OregonLive.com - June 20, 2017
    OregonLive.com 'Revenge porn' convict who eluded jail for months arrested in ... OregonLive.com A Hillsboro man on the lam for six months after he didn't report to jail after his conviction for distributing sexually explicit videos of his ex-girlfriend without her ... Man convicted of revenge porn arrested after failing to show up to ... KATU 'Revenge porn' convict arrested in NE Portland - Koin 6 KOIN.com Pamplin Media Group - Deputies arrest man who fled after 'revenge ... Pamplin Media Group all 4 news articles »
  • Facebook, revenge porn, and the federal laws that fail us all - TNW - June 19, 2017
    TNW Facebook, revenge porn, and the federal laws that fail us all TNW In May, The Guardian revealed Facebook is flooded with revenge porn and sextortion cases. In January, it assessed 54,000 cases and disabled 14,000 accounts — and those were just the ones moderators brought to the attention of senior management.
  • Man arrested for sending revenge porn of wife to her co-workers - New York Post - June 16, 2017
    New York Post Man arrested for sending revenge porn of wife to her co-workers New York Post A Florida man faces charges for a revenge porn scheme where he sent photos of his estranged wife to her male co-workers. Joshua Persaud, 37, of Lake Wales, was charged with 11 counts of sexual cyber harassment, according to news station WFLA.
  • 'It's Like Having an Incurable Disease': Inside the Fight Against Revenge Porn - TIME - June 13, 2017
    TIME 'It's Like Having an Incurable Disease': Inside the Fight Against Revenge Porn TIME There's a name for what Jefts has experienced, a digital sex crime that has upended thousands of lives but still mostly eludes law enforcement: nonconsensual porn, more commonly known as revenge porn. The distinction is one of motive, not effect ...
  • Tumblr ordered to disclose users who shared 'revenge porn' video ... - New York Post - June 8, 2017
    New York Post Tumblr ordered to disclose users who shared 'revenge porn' video ... New York Post A victim of online “revenge porn” will get her own chance at retribution — going after more than 500 Tumblr viewers who got their kicks watching the... Bronx revenge porn victim sues Tumblr over shared sex footage ... New York Daily News all 2 news articles »
  • Mischa Barton's Lawyer Declares 'Victory' in 'Revenge Porn' Case ... - Variety - June 6, 2017
    Variety Mischa Barton's Lawyer Declares 'Victory' in 'Revenge Porn' Case ... Variety Mischa Barton's "revenge porn" lawsuit has ended in "victory," according to her lawyer, Lisa Bloom. In March, reports emerged that a sex tape involving Barton ... Mischa Barton's lawyer declares victory in revenge porn lawsuit The Daily Dot Mischa Barton Successfully Prevents Ex From Distributing 'Revenge Porn' HuffPost Mischa Barton's "Revenge Porn" Blocked After Court Hearing Refinery29 Metro  - PEOPLE.com  - CBS Los Angeles  - TMZ.com all 59 news articles »

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