Exploring America's Nonconsensual Pornography Laws
So what are the consequences of publishing nonconsensual porn? There is no standard way of prosecuting perpetrators of NCP in the United States. There are currently no federal laws criminalizing NCP, and 40 states (and D.C.) have laws that punish the act in different degrees.
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Each state prosecutes nonconsensual pornography differently, and some free speech advocates are concerned that overly-broad laws will actually impede other liberties.
The investigation and subsequent indictment of Is Anyone Up?’s Hunter Moore demonstrates the legislative shortcomings when it comes to revenge porn.
Daysia Tolentino sent this request to the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Western District Of Louisiana of the United States of America
Daysia Tolentino sent this request to the Greater Houston Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory of the United States of America