Term Revenge Porn Reporting
Code FN-1700.7100
Definition Programs that provide a hotline or other mechanisms that people can use to anonymously report cases in which sexually explicit photographs or videos of an individual have been posted online without the consent of and with the intent to annoy or harass the victim. Revenge porn is a form of cyber sexual harassment or, in some cases cyber bullying, and should be taken seriously, especially if minors are involved. Revenge porn laws and associated penalties vary by jurisdiction; in some cases the defendant, usually an ex-partner or hacker, may be required to register as a sex offender if convicted.
Created 6/4/19
Changed 6/4/19
Use References
See Also References Cybercrime Reporting (FN-1700.1530)
External Classification Terms Citizen Crime Reporting (NPC I02.02)
Criminal Law Enforcement (UW 6.1.02.05)
Law Enforcement (NTE I60)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
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Comments
Bibliographic References "State Revenge Porn Laws", FindLaw website, https://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/revenge-porn-laws-by-state.html

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