Cardin proposes criminalizing ‘revenge porn’ – baltimoresun.com

“Del. Jon Cardin wants to make “revenge porn” a felony that could result in a five-year prison term for posting compromising pictures of an ex-lover on the Internet

The Baltimore County Democrat plans to release details of his new bill Wednesday. If approved, the proposal would place Maryland among a handful of states with tougher laws for jilted exes who distribute sexually explicit photos online without consent.

While most states, including Maryland, already have laws on the books against cyber-harassment, only two — California and New Jersey — have enacted tougher standards that criminalize “revenge porn.””

 

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Cardin proposes criminalizing ‘revenge porn’ – baltimoresun.com.

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