Calif. Gov. Signs Anti-‘Revenge Porn’ Measure

Law360, San Diego (October 02, 2013, 7:39 PM ET) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a California bill that will outlaw the posting of nude photos of someone else online without permission and with intent to publicly shame the subject of the photo in a practice known as “revenge porn.”

S.B. 255, authored by state Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, will make it a misdemeanor to cause a person serious emotional distress by electronically distributing or posting on the Internet images or videos of “intimate body parts” of the person without consent. Those convicted of illegally...
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