NY Precedent Opens Door To 'Revenge Porn' Crim. Jeopardy

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 7:01 PM EST) -- A New York appellate court's move to uphold prison time for a man who recorded sex partners without their knowledge, and later threatened to make the images public, extends "revenge porn" criminal liability beyond "peeping Tom" crimes but leaves cases involving the consensual sharing of images up for debate, experts say.

A unanimous, four-judge panel in Albany's Third Department — a midlevel appellate court — on Thursday upheld a prison sentence for former Colgate University student Michael J. Piznarski, who was convicted in January of taping...
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