Maryland News – Revenge Porn legislation Passed

Maryland delegates approve ‘revenge porn’ legislation

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“The Maryland House of Delegates has approved legislation that would make it a crime to disseminate “revenge porn” — using private, intimate photos or videos to harass or embarrass someone, often once a relationship ends.

The bill, which passed in a 130 to 0 vote Friday morning, sets penalties for those who cause “serious emotional distress to another by intentionally placing” an identifiable pornographic image, video or recording online. Those found guilty of the crime would face up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.”

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Maryland Just Became One of the Most Progressive States in the Union


“And porn, oh my:
 Additionally, the Maryland legislature voted unanimously to outlaw“revenge porn,” making intentionally inflicting “serious emotional distress” by uploading sexually explicit materials of another without their consent punishable by up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000. Revenge porn has come under particular government scrutiny in the previous year, culminating in the arrests of IsAnyoneUp.com founder Hunter Moore and UGotPosted.com owner Kevin Bollaert
. Though O’Malley has not yet said he will sign the bill, the legislation’s unanimous support means that his signature is all but a sure thing.” 

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Howell woman arrested for posting nude photos of ex-boyfriend online | NJ.com

A 26-year-old Howell woman was charged with multiple offenses on Friday for allegedly posting nude images of her ex-boyfriend online.”

“Capasso was charged with one count of third-degree invasion of privacy and one count of second-degree bias crimes. She was lodged in the Ocean County Jail on $15,000 bail with no 10-percent option as set by Ocean County Superior Court Judge Francis Hodgson.”

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Howell woman arrested for posting nude photos of ex-boyfriend online, report says | NJ.com.

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