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Texas woman wins half-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit

02
Mar
2014

A woman in Texas has won a rare, major legal victory in a revenge porn case. While the ex-boyfriend reportedly plans to appeal the suit, this civil case has been more successful than other revenge porn suits, which often fall into a legal gray area. Revenge porn encompasses a broad range of issues, and its proved difficult to craft appropriate law around it. In some cases, prosecutors have gone after people who allegedly hacked victims computers or email accounts to find photographs: Hunter Moore, who founded revenge porn site Is Anyone Up, was arrested this year and indicted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

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