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Utah Revenge Porn Ban Signed into Law

Utah Revenge Porn Ban Signed into Law

By Josh Wolford April 1, 2014

Utah has just become the latest state to pass laws specifically banning “distributing intimate images of a person without that person’s permission.” These bills are generally drafted to tackle so-called revenge porn. Governor Gary R. Herbert signed the bill, HB71, …

California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition

California has proposed a law set for 2015 that will regulate more stringent guidelines regarding the treatment of chickens. In order for farmers to qualify for selling eggs, space requirements must be met as well as other conditions such as …

Woman Ticketed for Driving with Google Glass Wins Woman Ticketed for Driving with Google Glass Wins
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The California woman who was recently ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving (the first such citation in the country) has been let off the hook. A court dismissed Cecilia Abadie’s ticket on Thursday afternoon, saying that there was no …

NY Lawmaker Attempts Google Glass Ban for Drivers NY Lawmaker Attempts Google Glass Ban for Drivers
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If Brooklyn Assemblyman Félix Ortiz has is way, New York highways will be a Google Glass-free zone. The Democrat has introduced legislation to ban the use of Google Glass for those operating a motor vehicle. It would be a expansion …

New York City's Smoking Ban to Include E-cigarettes New York City's Smoking Ban to Include E-cigarettes
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Since 2002, New York City has banned smoking in bars, restaurants, places of employment, government buildings, parks, and other public places. Now, over a decade after that law was enacted, the NYC Council has decided to add e-cigarettes to the …

Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early

Pussy Riot released the video for Like A Red Prison earlier this year. Many wondered if the video served as a political statement in relation to last year’s imprisonment of members from the musical group who were punished for involvement …

‘Deer Trail’ Drones: Residents Want to Shoot Down ‘Deer Trail’ Drones: Residents Want to Shoot Down
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It’s normal for hunters to consider shooting at deer and other forms of wildlife, but shooting at government drones is not something to cross the average mind. However, one community recently thought about this option. On Tuesday, the population of …

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana Trade Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana Trade

Today is a historic day for the potential global expansion of legalizing marijuana as a trade. While the majority of the United States think that the use of marijuana should be legal, another country is considering legalizing other components of …

Requests Changes to 'Stand Your Ground' Requests Changes to 'Stand Your Ground'

Should someone without a weapon be shot in self-defense if another person considers the person’s behavior to be suspicious? Trayvon Martin’s mother (Sybrina Fulton) and the mother of Jordan Russell Davis (Lucia Holman McBath) both lost their sons (each were …

Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California
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If you’re driving around in the state of California, you might want to ditch the Google Glass. A California woman has been ticketed for wearing Google Glass while operating a motor vehicle, or more specifically “driving with a monitor visible.” …

Michigan Beer Bill: No Skimping On a Pint! Michigan Beer Bill: No Skimping On a Pint!

Ever sat down and ordered a pint of beer only to drain the glass a little too quickly? If so, don’t be too quick to call yourself a lush because that pint you ordered might not have really been 16 …

Revenge Porn Now the Focus of New York Lawmakers Revenge Porn Now the Focus of New York Lawmakers

A handful of New York lawmakers want to make their state the third to update its law books to ban so-called “revenge porn.” Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 255 into law, making it illegal to ““electronically distribute …

Revenge Porn Is Now Officially Banned in California Revenge Porn Is Now Officially Banned in California
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With a stroke of Governor Jerry Brown’s pen, California has become the latest state to criminalize so-called “revenge porn.” We’ve been tracking the bill, SB 255, as it moved through the state’s legislature – passing committee back in June and …

Revenge Porn Bill Moves Along in California Revenge Porn Bill Moves Along in California

The state of California is looking to crack down on so-called “revenge porn” with a new law that would make posting sexual images without someone’s consent a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and $2000 fine. We …

Wentworth Miller Shares Important Personal News Wentworth Miller Shares Important Personal News

Female fans of the popular hit series Prison Break may be letting out a collective sigh of disappointment this evening as Wentworth Miller has announced the reason behind his decision not to attend the St. Petersburg International Film Festival as …

Square Pays $507,000 Fine in Florida Square Pays $507,000 Fine in Florida

Mobile payments company Square has agreed to pay a fine in the state of Florida for operating without the proper licensing. Square entered a payment of $507,000 to Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation on July 24th, after the Office found …

Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.? Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.?
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Google has yet to offer its new wearable tech, Google Glass, in the U.K. – but the Department of Transport has already decided to set in motion a ban of the device for drivers. Here’s what a Department of Transport …