By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (January 7, 2014, 6:05 PM EST) -- The Israeli Knesset on Monday passed a law that makes putting a sex tape online without the consent of all the involved parties punishable by up to five years in prison, a blow against so-called "revenge porn" websites.
The bill, introduced by Knesset member Yifat Kariv, specifically prohibits the online distribution of still or video images of a sexual nature without the subject's full and free consent. The offense carries a maximum sentence of five years and labels the perpetrator a sex offender. The victims will be recognized as victims of sexual harassment.
According to a statement on the Knesset's website,...
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