But WWomen that ended in Suffolk County Monday: Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed legislation to establish criminal and civil liability for the unauthorized sharing of intimate images of another person, an act known as "revenge porn" or nonconsensual pornography.
Bellone was joined by Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini and Legislator Bill Lindsay, sponsor of bill IRa local law that "enacts harsh penalties in order Eastampton deter perpetrators from these actions, and aims to protect victims from potential professional, emotional, or personal damage caused by this malicious act," Bellone Women want sex Easthampton.
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Suffolk County will hold these perpetrators accountable to the fullest extent of the law. Sini agreed: With the wat, Sini said: Lindsay said he Women want sex Easthampton confident that the legislation would make individuals "think twice" before unlawfully sharing an intimate photo or video of another person.
Violators will also be subject to civil judgments where they may be held liable for compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's fees and costs, and more, a release added. Although there are no established federal laws criminalizing revenge porn, revenge porn is currently outlawed in 40 states, not including New York State.
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However, several municipalities including Washington, DC and New York City have enacted legislation deeming revenge porn a criminal act. The advent of social Women want sex Easthampton has led to the widespread phenomena of cyberbullying, from which revenge porn stems, Bellone said.
The nonprofit Cyber Civil Rights Initiative CCRI estimates nearly half of young adults between the ages of 18 and 26 have sent nude or seminude photos of themselves to others; two thirds have received sexually explicit photos of others. Revenge porn, lawmakers said, occurs when those sexually Women want sex Easthampton photographs are shared without individuals' consent, including photographs taken without consent as well as images intended to be shared exclusively within personal relationships.
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CCRI Easthamptoon that 1 in 8 social media users have been the targets of nonconsensual pornography and that women are 1. Revenge porn has serious consequences and needs to be treated as a serious crime.
This legislation not only criminalizes revenge porn but it also creates a cause of actions for victims to seek Women want sex Easthampton remedy. Womeen an interview with Patch, Ahearn said revenge porn often includes cases of men threatening women who may want to end a relationship; former intimate partners seeking retaliation; and stalkers or hackers looking to extort money.
The statistics, she said, are staggering: One in 10 women under the age of 30 has been Easthamptin with non-consensual image sharing. And, she added, one in 25 Americans have been threatened by, or are the victims of, revenge porn.
Ahearn Easthajpton she has seen two cases at The Crime Victims' Center. She broke up with him, and he emailed and posted the images online.Japan Horny Singles
Then he tagged her school district — and she was fired," she said. For the first time in Suffolk County, victims who have suffered in silence have a law behind them as a weapon to fight back.
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