Revenge Porn In The News

Cyberflashing can be frightening and humiliating for women – so why isn’t it a crime?, The Independent

on 24th March 2021

Since Sarah Everard’s murder and the outcry over women’s lack of safety on the streets, everyone is asking what can be done about it. There is a need for a comprehensive package of reforms covering all forms of public sexual harassment and this must include measures to make cyberflashing – where a man sends a penis image to someone

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Tina LuCyberflashing can be frightening and humiliating for women – so why isn’t it a crime?, The Independent

Zara McDermott: ‘Revenge porn still affects me today’, BBC Three

on 10th March 2021

In a new BBC Three documentary, Zara McDermott: Revenge Porn, Zara explores the impact revenge porn – when explicit images are shared maliciously without someone’s consent – can have on its victims and looks into the support available to them. This incident wasn’t the only time someone Zara had trusted with intimate pictures betrayed that trust.

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Tina LuZara McDermott: ‘Revenge porn still affects me today’, BBC Three

Laws added to domestic abuse bill revenge porn threats and non-fatal strangulation, The Independent

on 1st March 2021

New laws have been added to the landmark domestic abuse bill which means non-fatal strangulation will be made a specific offence and threats to share revenge porn are criminalised. Legislation, which has been making its way through the House of Lords, will see perpetrators of non-fatal strangulation face up to seven years in jail. Strangulation is known to be

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Tina LuLaws added to domestic abuse bill revenge porn threats and non-fatal strangulation, The Independent

Revenge porn soars in Europe’s coronavirus lockdown as student fights back, Reuters

on 6th May 2020

“BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Revenge porn is surging across Europe under coronavirus lockdowns, with a doubling of cases reported in Britain on Tuesday, while a student campaigner in France has spent hours getting girls’ naked photos removed from the internet. Women’s rights activists said they have witnessed a rise in online posts of intimate

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Eva Hoier GreeneRevenge porn soars in Europe’s coronavirus lockdown as student fights back, Reuters

Revenge Porn Cases Spike During Lockdown, Grazia

on 6th May 2020

“Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a shocking spike in the number of calls to The Revenge Porn Helpline. ‘We are breaking all the records in the number of cases we receive,’ says Sophie Mortimer, a helpline manager who adds that the organisation was already seeing ‘a steady 35% rise in

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Eva Hoier GreeneRevenge Porn Cases Spike During Lockdown, Grazia

Pornhub Needs To Change – Or Shut Down, The Guardian

on 9th March 2020

“Here in the UK we are now waiting to hear what the new online harms bill will offer in terms of regulating the porn industry. There is no independent or government-linked body which monitors the content commercialised porn companies are promoting. Pornhub hide themselves behind freedom of expression and argue that all sexual fantasies on

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Eva Hoier GreenePornhub Needs To Change – Or Shut Down, The Guardian

Parents ask Pornhub to take down children’s photos without delay, say platform is slow in responding to reports, MEAWW

on 4th March 2020

“Not Your Porn, a group that is working with MPs and ministers in the UK for tighter laws surrounding porn websites distributing revenge porn and child pornography, has had ten reports of Snapchat users aged between 13 and 15 finding their nude photos on Pornhub. “Teenagers are exploring their sexuality with a smartphone and sending

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Eva Hoier GreeneParents ask Pornhub to take down children’s photos without delay, say platform is slow in responding to reports, MEAWW

With Online Revenge Porn, The Law Is Still Catching Up, 360 Law.

on 2nd March 2020

Consent Lawyers’ own Honza Cervenka quoted in 360 Law: “Civil litigation over cyberrape is still so new that victims’ attorneys are self-taught and resourceful, pulling what they can from various torts. “As a lawyer working in this area, you almost always have to get creative,” said Honza Červenka of McAllister Olivarius, who represents victims in

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Eva Hoier GreeneWith Online Revenge Porn, The Law Is Still Catching Up, 360 Law.

Don’t Roll That Tape: Deepfakes Creating Litigation Nightmares, Texas Lawyer

on 10th February 2020

“Media law attorneys tracking harmful Internet trends are coming up with solutions to protect clients in court. Whether it’s fighting against one person’s face being realistically pasted on another’s body in a porn video, or against the mass collection of images for facial recognition databases used by law enforcement, lawyers discuss causes of action that

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Eva Hoier GreeneDon’t Roll That Tape: Deepfakes Creating Litigation Nightmares, Texas Lawyer

For International Revenge Porn Victims, Justice Is Hard to Find, Motherboard by Vice

on 10th February 2020

“David Fraser, a lawyer who specializes in digital privacy, said the app’s location doesn’t have to present a roadblock, but it certainly can. The “reality is that Canadian criminal law only operates in Canada, so Canadian law enforcement can’t compel someone (outside of Canada) to provide evidence,” Fraser said.” Consent Lawyers operate both in the

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Eva Hoier GreeneFor International Revenge Porn Victims, Justice Is Hard to Find, Motherboard by Vice

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