Revenge Porn in the News

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

  • Our Opinion: Revenge porn, sexting, challenge state lawmakers - Berkshire Eagle (subscription) - April 29, 2017
    Our Opinion: Revenge porn, sexting, challenge state lawmakers Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Last week, Governor Baker addressed two such issues — revenge porn and sexting. In the former case, the governor introduced a bill establishing harsh penalties for victims of cyber-bullying by vengeful former partners. The victims are primarily women ...
  • Tackling bullying and revenge porn is top priority, says Facebook - Irish Independent - April 29, 2017
    Irish Independent Tackling bullying and revenge porn is top priority, says Facebook Irish Independent Facebook insists that it takes safety seriously, and last month introduced new tools to help people when intimate images are shared without permission. The crackdown on 'revenge porn' includes a new process that prevents users from sharing these images ...
  • Mischa Barton appears in court for 'revenge porn' case - New York Daily News - April 26, 2017
    New York Daily News Mischa Barton appears in court for 'revenge porn' case New York Daily News Actress Mischa Barton was in court Wednesday to testify in her "revenge porn" case, but had to settle for a six-week extension of the emergency orders blocking release of her intimate videos. The ex-boyfriend who allegedly recorded her during sex and ...
  • Marine Charged With Revenge Porn In First Post-'Marines United ... - Task & Purpose - April 26, 2017
    Task & Purpose Marine Charged With Revenge Porn In First Post-'Marines United ... Task & Purpose An active-duty Marine stationed at MCAS New River was arrested last week for allegedly posting nude photos of a civilian woman online without her consent. and more »
  • Governor Baker files bill targeting 'revenge porn' and sexting - The Boston Globe - April 26, 2017
    The Boston Globe Governor Baker files bill targeting 'revenge porn' and sexting The Boston Globe Governor Charlie Baker on Tuesday threw his support behind a bill aimed at penalizing perpetrators of revenge porn, the posting of explicit pictures online with the express purpose of getting back at someone. Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito ... Revenge porn, teen sexts targeted in Baker's bill | Boston Herald Boston Herald Gov. Charlie Baker seeks to close 'revenge porn' loophole in Massachusetts law MassLive.com Baker Proposal Targets Revenge Porn, Teenagers' Sexting CBS Boston / WBZ U.S. News & World Report  - Daily Free Press (subscription) all 15 news articles »
  • Facebook Has Figured Out How to Stem the Revenge Porn Tide - Inc.com - April 25, 2017
    Inc.com Facebook Has Figured Out How to Stem the Revenge Porn Tide Inc.com Starting this month, if a user uploads a non-consensual image--say, a photo taken in a public shower at the beach--to Facebook, and then another user marks it as revenge porn (or calls the Facebook revenge porn hotline), any future sharing will be blocked.
  • Revenge Porn Is Now Officially Illegal Under Marine And Navy Law - BuzzFeed News - April 19, 2017
    BuzzFeed News Revenge Porn Is Now Officially Illegal Under Marine And Navy Law BuzzFeed News Revenge porn is now specifically banned in the US Navy Regulations, the document that outlines lawful orders for Marines and Navy personnel. An update was announced Tuesday that bans distributing an “intimate image” without the subject of the photo's ... Navy bans revenge porn and sharing of other intimate photos without consent Virginian-Pilot Revenge Porn Is Finally Illegal Under Navy and Marine Corps Law Advocate.com Revenge Porn Is Now Illegal Under Marine and Navy Law After Nude-Photo Scandal New York Magazine Romper  - Refinery29  - TeenVogue.com  - US Navy - Navy.mil all 68 news articles »
  • D.C. man becomes first to be convicted under District's new revenge ... - Washington Post - April 19, 2017
    Washington Post D.C. man becomes first to be convicted under District's new revenge ... Washington Post They met in 2012, became friends and soon were dating. The D.C. woman was 25 when she met Lamont Roberts. The couple went to cabarets, dinners and ... DC man convicted under revenge porn law sentenced to 9 years ... WTOP Man Convicted Under D.C.'s Revenge Porn Law For The First Time ... DCist.com all 4 news articles »
  • How Facebook is planning to eliminate the revenge porn problem - Fox News - April 18, 2017
    Fox News How Facebook is planning to eliminate the revenge porn problem Fox News “Revenge porn is obviously unethical and immoral,” Blank Rome divorce attorney Stacy Phillips told Fox News. “It's a life-altering problem for the victim because being exposed in a compromising situation (such as being photographed or videotaped in the ...
  • 5 Steps Every Victim Of Revenge Porn Should Consider - Huffington Post - April 17, 2017
    Huffington Post 5 Steps Every Victim Of Revenge Porn Should Consider Huffington Post Non-consensual pornography (NCP) or revenge porn can impact every part of your life, from personal relationships to security clearances. It isn't just a celebrity problem; the recent Marines United Facebook group has made it clear that everyone is at ...

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