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FTC Goes After Notorious Revenge Porn Site MyEx.com

The FTC did a press release on January 9, 2018 announcing that in unison with the State of Nevada they have charged the parties responsible for the myex.com website with violating federal and state laws. Of course, we are extremely happy about this news. MyEx hit the internet in 2013 […]

Forget being a victim. What to do when revenge porn strikes – CNET

The Internet is a terrible place sometimes, but thankfully there are now organizations that can help people who become victims. When illicit photos of Anisha Vora began showing up online, she didn’t know what to do. She contacted Facebook, Twitter and other companies hoping they’d do the right thing and […]

Kansas City man gets 18 years for threatening to post teen’s nude photos

A Kansas City man who admitted he threatened to post nude photos of a 16-year-old girl if she wouldn’t have sex with him was sentenced Tuesday in Platte County Circuit Court to 18 years in prison. Denis Aguilar, 23, pleaded guilty in February to attempted child enticement and attempted statutory […]

Texas Passes Revenge Porn Bill

Senate passes revenge porn bill
Dallas Morning News (site)
Texans who post nude or sexually explicit pictures on-line to damage another individual, generally an ex spouse or ex-partner, would be subject to criminal and civil penalties under a revenge pornography bill unanimously accepted by the Senate on Tuesday.
Senate approves 'revenge porn' billAustin American-Statesman

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Al Franken Urges FBI To Prosecute Revenge Porn

Sen. Al Franken is urging the FBI to more quickly and aggressively pursue and prosecute revenge porn, marking a rare burst of attention on a controversial topic about which Congress has typically been quiet. In a letter to FBI Director James Comey, the Minnesota Democrat asked for more information about […]