Bing, Like Google, Will Now Yank Revenge Porn Results

Microsoft has joined Google in taking a stand against revenge porn. The company has announced that upon request, it will pull search results from Bing that direct users to sexually explicit content shared without the subject’s consent. It’ll also remove…

Facebook Says It Can’t Track Revenge Porn Poster

A Dutch court has ordered Facebook to identify the person who uploaded a sexually explicit video of a 21-year-old woman back in January. But there’s a problem. Facebook would love to help, but it can’t, it says. Why? According to…

Google Adds Revenge Porn to Short List of Things It Removes from Search Results

Google’s philosophy about what it surfaces in its search results has always been pretty laissez-faire. For the most part, Google prefers to “organize the world’s information” and “reflect the whole web”. To that end, Google only removes content from search…

Revenge Porn Now a Specific Offense in the UK, Punishable by Up to Two Years in Jail

Revenge porn has been a hot topic in legislatures and courtrooms both across the US and abroad. Now, the UK is poised to pass a new law that will make the sharing of images without one’s consent a specific criminal…

Focusing on Buttocks: What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Newest Attempt to Clarify Its Content Rules

What can you post on Facebook and will Facebook remove it? What’s ok and what crosses the line? Where the hell is the line? Facebook has pulled the curtain back – at least a sliver – on its much-maligned content…

Twitter Takes on Revenge Porn and Other Content Posted without Consent

Twitter has taken another step in protecting its users from harassment, this time targeting explicit content posted without consent or so-called “revenge porn.” Twitter made a couple of important changes to its terms of service. First, the Twitter Rules section…

Jermaine Cunningham, Jets Linebacker, Arrested for Revenge Porn

New Jersey has one of the oldest and harshest laws on the books regarding revenge porn, and New York Jets linebacker Jermaine Cunningham is currently feeling its effects. Cunningham was reportedly arrested on December 29th and charged with a number…

Facebook Sued Over ‘Revenge Porn’ Page

A Texas woman has filed a hefty lawsuit against Facebook, claiming that the social network failed to act quickly enough to remove a page where her ex had set up shop, posting fake nudes depicting her in “sexual acts.” She…

Utah Revenge Porn Ban Signed into Law

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,…

Revenge Porn Ban to Be Proposed at Federal Level

While various efforts to ban so-called “revenge porn” have been taken at the state level, there hasn’t yet been a push at the federal level to enact laws to criminalize non-consensual online distribution of sexual content. According to reports, this…

Hunter Moore, “Revenge Porn King”, Free On Bond

Hunter Moore, the founder of the “revenge porn” site Is Anyone Up, has been released on $100,000 bond into his parents’ custody but still faces felony charges that include identity theft and conspiracy. 27-year old Moore founded the site with…

Hunter Moore, Revenge Porn King, Indicted for Email Hacking Scheme

Hunter Moore, the man who owes every bit of notoriety to peddling revenge porn, has now been arrested and charged for the methods in which he obtained it. A Grand Jury in California has indicted Moore for, among other things,…

Inglewood Shootout Suspect Apprehended

An Inglewood, California man, who barricaded himself inside a house after taking two female hostages, surrendered to authorities after an eight-hour standoff on Wednesday. Several shots were fired as officers arrived at a residence on South 5th Avenue at 12:35…

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

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

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…

Revenge Porn Targeted by California Lawmakers

A new California bill looks to curtail the spread of so-called “revenge porn” by finally codifying the crime into law and setting specific penalties for the unauthorized distribution of sexual materials. SB 255 has passed the California Senate’s Public Safety…

Revenge Porn Site and Its Host GoDaddy Face Class-Action Lawsuit

Operating on the outskirts of morality in porn (an already hard-to-define gradient), so-called “revenge porn” sites host images and videos of what are described as “exes.” Basically, the point is that guys extract “revenge” on their ex-girlfriends by posting their…

Anonymous’ Latest Target Is Revenge Porn Magnate Hunter Moore

Does the name Hunter Moore mean anything to you? Chances are you never heard of the guy. He runs a site that allows people to upload information on ex-lovers, including their names, social media profiles, photos and other details in…