Revenge porn has caught the eye of the mainstream media. Here are some recent articles, courtesy of Google News:
Group pushing for 'revenge porn law' in West Virginia - WTOV Steubenville - February 24, 2017 WTOV Steubenville Group pushing for 'revenge porn law' in West Virginia WTOV Steubenville It's Senate Bill 240, and some call the "revenge porn law." Bethany College students and a local law enforcement officer worked on the bill in West Virginia. Last week they testified to state leaders. The bill has to do with bitter exes and explicit ...
'Revenge porn' bill passes W.Va. Senate, moves to House - WSAZ-TV - February 23, 2017 WSAZ-TV 'Revenge porn' bill passes W.Va. Senate, moves to House WSAZ-TV CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's Senate has voted to make it a crime to publicly display, distribute or threaten to disclose sexually explicit or intimate images of someone else without that person's consent. The bill, approved 31-0, would make ... WV Senate passes bill criminalizing “revenge porn” The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) all 270 news articles »
Rock Hill teen charged for Instagram revenge porn - WCNC.com - February 23, 2017 Rock Hill teen charged for Instagram revenge porn WCNC.com ROCK HILL, S.C. – A Rock Hill teenager was charged after police say he posted nude photos of an underage female on his Instagram page. According to Rock Hill Police, investigators were contacted by the victim's father Tuesday evening. Police say the ...
Meet The Women Waging War On Revenge Porn - A Plus - February 22, 2017 Meet The Women Waging War On Revenge Porn A Plus For victims of revenge porn in the U.S., their ability to press criminal charges largely depends on which state they're in. 34 states and the district of Washington currently have non-consensual pornography laws, but before 2012, less than a handful ...
Teen allegedly used revenge porn to force woman into having sex ... - Fox News - February 22, 2017 Fox News Teen allegedly used revenge porn to force woman into having sex ... Fox News A teenager in Texas allegedly used revenge porn to blackmail his ex-girlfriend into having sex with three friends – and prosecutors claim a demand for fourth ... Tex. man planned to use revenge porn as blackmail for his ex - NY ... New York Daily News all 2 news articles »
Texas teen accused of using revenge porn to blackmail ex into ... - Dallas News (blog) - February 21, 2017 Dallas News (blog) Texas teen accused of using revenge porn to blackmail ex into ... Dallas News (blog) A Houston-area teenager has been accused of using revenge porn to blackmail his ex-girlfriend into having sex with three of his friends. Katy teen charged with blackmailing woman with sex video in ... Chron.com all 2 news articles »
Calif. man sentenced to nearly 40 years for revenge porn - CBS News - February 18, 2017 CBS News Calif. man sentenced to nearly 40 years for revenge porn CBS News LOS ANGELES -- Authorities said a 20-year-old Rosemead man has been sentenced to nearly 40 years behind bars for distributing revenge porn and extorting young girls for nude photos, CBS Los Angeles reports. Cesar Mauricio Estrada-Davila, AKA Cesar ... Fake Agent Gets 40 Years for Extorting Photos From Girls Newser all 7 news articles »
Can a prenup for sex tapes keep you safe from revenge porn? - Feb ... - CNNMoney - February 15, 2017 CNNMoney Can a prenup for sex tapes keep you safe from revenge porn? - Feb ... CNNMoney A new app called Rumuki wants to protect people from what's known as revenge porn, while still giving them the freedom to film their most intimate experiences ... Encryption App Hopes It Can Keep Your Sex Tape From Becoming Revenge Porn New York Magazine Silicon Valley found a use for encryption apps: a prenup for sex tapes Quartz all 4 news articles »
The term 'revenge porn,' though frequently used, is somewhat misleading. Many perpetrators are not motivated by revenge or by any personal feelings toward the victim. A more accurate term is nonconsensual pornography (NCP), defined as the distribution of sexually graphic images of individuals without their consent.