Anti-'Revenge Porn' Bill Passes Calif. Senate

Law360, San Diego (August 16, 2013, 9:57 PM EDT) -- The California Senate on Thursday passed a measure that would make it illegal to post sexually explicit pictures of someone else online without permission and with intent to humiliate the subject of the photo — a practice sometimes referred to as “revenge porn.”

On a 37-1 vote, the state Senate floor advanced the measure by state Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, that would make it a misdemeanor to cause a person serious emotional distress by posting nude or sexually explicit images or videos of the person without...
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