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Legislation criminalizing revenge porn close to becoming law | News

Legislation criminalizing revenge porn close to becoming law

  JEFFERSON CITY — A bill that criminalizes sharing private sexual images without consent is one vote away from going to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk. The Senate unanimously passed a House revenge porn bill with a vote of 33-0. Sen. Gary Romine, R- Farmington, who brought the bill to the […]

Revenge porn law, juvenile justice reforms signed off on by Missouri legislators | Political Fix

Revenge porn law, juvenile justice reforms signed off on by Missouri legislators | Political Fix

  JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to legislation which would allow 17-year-old defendants to be tried as juveniles in most cases. Pending a signature from Gov. Eric Greitens, a Republican, Missouri would join more than 40 other states that have raised to 18 the age […]

Greenville man arrested under 'revenge porn' law

Greenville man arrested under ‘revenge porn’ law

  Copyright by WKBN – All rights reserved     GREENVILLE, Pa. (WKBN) – A man from Greenville, Pa. was arrested after police say he sent a nude picture of a woman to her current boyfriend. The incident happened April 10 in Grove City. Charges of unlawful dissemination of intimate […]

Warnings law may be too weak on revenge porn

  A post-graduate researcher warns revenge porn offenders could be slipping through through the cracks. Tess Upperton, who wrote her honours dissertation on criminalising revenge porn, is calling for new legislation to specifically target the increasing problem. Revenge porn is the common term for the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, […]

Revenge pornography ban tramples free speech, law tossed out – where else but Texas! • The Register

Revenge pornography ban law tossed out in Texas!

  A Texas appeals court last week ruled that the US state’s Relationship Privacy Act, which prohibits the disclosure or promotion of intimate images without the consent of those depicted, is unconstitutional. Enacted in 2015, the Texas law was intended as a way to stop what’s known as revenge porn, […]