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Man jailed for spreading ‘revenge porn’ – ASEAN/East Asia

SEOUL: A man in his 30s has been found guilty of posting nude photos of his former girlfriend on social media in an apparent “revenge porn” scheme. Busan District Court on Sunday handed down a jail term of 1 1/2 years to the man for spreading private sexual images without […]

Man sentenced under new ‘revenge porn’ law

ASSOCIATED PRESS Published 12:59 p.m. CT Oct. 4, 2017 | Updated 6:13 p.m. CT Oct. 4, 2017 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An eastern Minnesota man has been sentenced under a new state law that seeks to hold people accountable for revenge porn. Anoka resident Michael Weigel was sentenced to […]

Australia takes on revenge porn

The Australian government wants to help victims of revenge porn. A new online reporting portal from the country’s eSafety Commissioner’s office aims to assist people who have suffered from the spread of intimate, nude or sexual images distributed without consent. Revenge porn has affected one in five Australians between the […]

Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

  Children and young people under 25 who are victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to self-harm and exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a new U.K. study. But new research also suggests that it is not just the victims of cyberbullying that are more vulnerable to suicidal […]

Cultural shift needed to stop revenge porn, says women’s advocate – Saskatchewan, Canada

While a women’s advocate applauds the Saskatchewan government’s plans to give victims of revenge porn more power in court, she says the move won’t shift the cultural attitudes behind the harmful practice. In Wednesday’s throne speech, the provincial government announced plans to change the Privacy Act to allow victims of revenge […]