Calif. 'Revenge Porn King' Gets 30 Months In Prison

Law360, Los Angeles (December 2, 2015, 9:57 PM EST) -- The former operator of a well-known "revenge porn" website that featured sexually explicit photos and personal information posted without the subjects' permission was sentenced on Wednesday in California federal court to 30 months in prison for computer hacking and identity theft.

At a hearing in Los Angeles, U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee sentenced so-called revenge porn king Hunter Moore, former operator of infamous website, to 30 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release on charges of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information for purposes of private financial gain and aggravated identity theft.

Moore, who pled...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!