Calif. Court Awards $6.45M Judgment In 'Revenge Porn' Case

Law360 (April 9, 2018, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has issued a default judgment and awarded a woman more than $6.45 million for her copyright infringement and emotional distress claims in a "revenge porn" case, ranking as the second largest award in a noncelebrity revenge porn case, according to her attorneys at K&L Gates LLP.

In an April 4 ruling, U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez awarded former law school student Jane Doe $450,000 for her copyright infringement claims; $3 million in compensatory damages for intentional infliction of emotional distress claims, online impersonation and stalking; $3 million in punitive damages; and $12,600 in attorneys' fees....

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