A 36-year-old Los Angeles man has the not-awesome distinction of becoming the first person to be convicted under California's new revenge porn law, after posting topless images of his ex-girlfriend on her employer's Facebook page. Noe Iniguez was sentenced to a year in jail yesterday, after a jury found him guilty of violating two restraining orders his ex-girlfriend had filed against him, as well as breaking the state's year-old revenge porn statute, which made it a misdemeanor offense to post nude pictures of someone else online in order to cause distress or humiliation.

Iniguez — who L.A. Weekly dubs "L.A.'s douchebag boyfriend" — was convicted after a seven day trial. According to the L.A. Times, after Iniguez and his girlfriend of four years broke up in November 2011, he started sending her harassing text messages. She got a restraining order against him, which he ignored: by December 2013, he was using an alias to make insulting comments about her on her employer's Facebook page, eventually graduating to posting the topless images alongside captions that called her a "drunk" and a "slut" and saying she should be fired.

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In a statement, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said the new revenge porn law "gives prosecutors a valuable tool to protect victims whose lives and reputations have been upended by a person they once trusted. This conviction sends a strong message that this type of malicious behavior will not be tolerated."

After his year in jail, Iniguez is ordered to serve 36 months on probation, attend domestic violence counseling, and, while this should probably go without saying, stay far away from his ex.

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