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Daily Mail publication of intimate images of Congresswoman Katie Hill’s sparks a conversation about ISP liability in revenge pornography cases – Colette Allen

Katie Hill, the former Representative for Los Angeles, quit Congress last Thursday after intimate photos were leaked by her ex-husband and an investigation was launched into whether she had a relationship with her subordinate. In a tearful resignation video, Hill vowed to dedicate the rest of her career to fighting revenge pornography and getting justice for victims. In the UK, the Daily Mail stuck its nose in by displaying the images on their website last week. This incident seemed as good a time as any to look into what avenues survivor-victims of revenge pornography can take under current English and Welsh law. Continue reading

Australia: ‘Revenge porn’ bill introduced into federal Parliament – Brigit Morris

Revenge-Porn-300x169An opportunity has finally arrived for the Australian Parliament to debate proposed legislation that would criminalise the phenomenon of so-called ‘revenge porn’. The rapid development of instantaneous communication technology and increased reporting of revenge porn incidents in Australian media, have intensified calls for the government to criminalise the distribution of intimate and/or sexually explicit images and videos of individuals without their consent. Continue reading

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