Twitter to Crack Down on Revenge Porn By Asking 'Did You Want This?'

Twitter is stepping up their anti-revenge porn efforts by revising its rules about what tweeters can and can't share and that includes consent surrounding sharing intimate photos. » 3/12/15 11:50am 3/12/15 11:50am

Revenge Porn Dude Wants His Personal Info Removed From Internet Lolol

Irony is when a guy profiting from revenge porn demands that Google remove his "identity" from their search engines pointing to stories about how the Federal Trade Commission is shutting him down. LOLNO. » 2/25/15 10:50am 2/25/15 10:50am

This Revenge Porn Creep Is Going to Prison

Kevin Bollaert ruined the lives of many, many women, and he did it on purpose—the 28-year-old San Diego man ran a website that published stolen, naked photos and then charged victims to take them down. This week, he was found guilty of 27 felony charges. » 2/04/15 10:44am 2/04/15 10:44am

California Convicts First Person Under New Revenge Porn Law

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… » 12/02/14 1:00pm 12/02/14 1:00pm

Tumblr Refuses to Take Down Ilegal Public Restroom Photos

Former police officer David Cerna was recently arrested for placing a hidden camera in a Mobile gas station bathroom in Chesterfield, Missouri, and then posting the videos on a porn site. Now, after the site has been taken down, stills remain searchable on Tumblr. Yet Tumblr refuses to take down the photos—what gives? » 7/16/14 7:00pm 7/16/14 7:00pm

German Court Rules Man Must Delete Naked Photos of His Ex

Last week, a German high court ruled that you can legally request that your ex-partner delete all erotic media of you following your breakup. This is great news for the nation's prolific sexters and a terrible blow for its begrudging, malicious shitheads. It's also something that would probably never happen in the… » 5/29/14 4:00pm 5/29/14 4:00pm

Arizona Makes Distributing Revenge Porn a Felony

Following states like California, Arizona lawmakers passed a bill this week that makes it a felony to post sexual photos or videos of a person without their consent. » 5/02/14 3:20pm 5/02/14 3:20pm

A Revenge Porn Bill May Be Coming to New York State

There’s a revenge porn law in the works in New York State, but some think the bipartisan bill might create other problems. Like what about that person who gets an unsolicited dick pic from a politician like Anthony Weiner and then releases it to the public? » 2/25/14 2:40pm 2/25/14 2:40pm

Revenge Porn Purveyor Hunter Moore Finally Arrested by the FBI

Today the FBI indicted Hunter Moore and an accomplice on charges of "conspiracy, seven counts of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information and seven counts of aggravated identity theft," in connection to his former revenge porn website Is Anyone Up. » 1/23/14 3:30pm 1/23/14 3:30pm

Classy Revenge Porn Mogul Offered Victims 'Reputation Management' Help

This week, California authorities arrested revenge porn kingpin Kevin Christopher Bollaert for extorting women whose nude photos he'd feature on a "revenge porn" website he started. Bollaert also offered the women featured on his site help with "reputation management"... for a price. » 12/13/13 7:00pm 12/13/13 7:00pm

Guy Arrested for Revenge Porn Is Really Sorry, Hates Revenge Porn Now

In December of 2012, Kevin Bollaert, an intrepid 26-year-old San Diego entrepreneur, came up with a foolproof business plan: a website where men could vindictively post nude photographs and personal contact information of bitches they hate, and then if the bitches want it all taken down they have to pay $350! WHAT… » 12/11/13 2:10pm 12/11/13 2:10pm

One Woman's Dangerous War Against the Most Hated Man on the Internet

I felt like Will Smith in "Enemy of the State." I was being hunted, harassed and stalked by criminals with technological expertise. I had been thrust into an unexpected war. I felt exposed, vulnerable and alone on the front line. I had awoken a hideous network of villains and saboteurs, who were in pursuit of me,… » 11/22/13 3:20pm 11/22/13 3:20pm

Rejoice, Prolific Sexters: California Passes Anti-Revenge Porn Law

Revenge porn — or when a jerk posts private sexy photos of a woman online without her permission with the intent to humiliate or exact comeuppance — is seriously disruptive to the lives of the women victimized by it. Laws haven't caught up to reality, though, and in most states, once you sext a guy pictures of your… » 10/02/13 4:45pm 10/02/13 4:45pm

A New Bill in Florida Would Make Non-Consensual ‘Revenge Porn’ a Felony

A new bill in Florida would make it a felony to publish online nude photos or videos of a person without his or her permission and with his or her identifying information. That's a step in the right direction towards slowing the proliferation of the exceedingly icky "revenge porn" Internet sewage spill that has made… » 4/07/13 3:00pm 4/07/13 3:00pm

23 Women File Class Action Lawsuit Against Gross Revenge Porn Site

Just how far does the Communications Decency Act go? A group of women who have signed on to a class action lawsuit against the owners of revenge porn site Texxxan.com — and its hosting company, the always-charming GoDaddy — are about to find out. Their suit seeks to prosecute for invasion of privacy and mental… » 1/22/13 3:15pm 1/22/13 3:15pm

Teacher Posting Creepshots of High School Students to Reddit Rightfully…

So here's some good news about the ongoing battle over Reddit's Creepshots forum: it seems that the teacher who was posting photos of his underage students to the internet without their knowledge has been caught, and fired. And, to add insult to perv injury, he's been banned from Reddit. Even worse! But here's some… » 9/27/12 12:20pm 9/27/12 12:20pm

Revenge Porn: Hard To Prosecute, Harder On The Psyche

One day, you're exchanging promise rings, and the next thing you know, you're prosecuting your ex-fiancé for putting photos of your boobs on MySpace. » 10/01/08 1:20pm 10/01/08 1:20pm The perils of modern love! Richard Morgan delves deep into what he terms "Revenge Porn," i.e., when men distribute pornographic images of their exes without consent, on…