Neowin News Feed for: Revenge porn porn/ Neowin News Feed for: Revenge porn en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google is improving its search results to protect people from online harassment <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced that it will be enhancing its Search service to better protect people from harassment online. It will do this by automatically demoting search rankings of predatory websites. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 11 Jun 2021 05:10:01 +0000 Virginia, U.S., becomes one of the first states to make deepfake revenge porn illegal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s now illegal to share deepfake revenge porn content in Virginia, U.S. The new rule came as part of an amendment to the state&#039;s revenge porn law that was introduced back in 2014. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 02 Jul 2019 03:28:02 +0000 UK: Campaigners call for anonymity in revenge porn cases and better police training <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Campaigners and experts have made calls for victims of revenge porn to be given anonymity when they report a crime. Revenge porn cases also saw a 23% drop in charges in recent years. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 19 May 2019 08:58:01 +0000 Tumblr targets hate speech, violence and sexual harassment with new community guidelines <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The social network is updating its rules for content shared on the platform starting next month, including clearer and more straightforward wording regarding what is allowed and what isn&#039;t. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:26:01 +0000 Facebook teams up with Australian Government to fight revenge porn <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has partnered with the Australian eSafety office to help prevent intimate images from being uploaded if it is non-consensual. It will utilize digital fingerprinting to identify these photos. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:44:01 +0000 Microsoft is making it easier to have 'revenge porn' removed from its services <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Revenge porn is when a person shares, without your permission, intimate photos on the web and if these images are on a Microsoft service, the company is making it easier to have them removed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:44:38 +0000 Amsterdam court orders Facebook to cooperate with sex video scandal investigation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Amsterdam District Court has asked Facebook to allow private investigators access to its user data in a case where a sex video was published on Facebook, exposing a young woman in the process. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:40:01 +0000 Revenge porn is now punishable by up to two years imprisonment in the U.K. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After nearly six months, the United Kingdom has made &#039;revenge porn&#039; punishable by law. The punishment could result in up to two years imprisonment. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:16:01 +0000 'Revenge porn' website operator sentenced to 18 years in jail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A revenge porn website owner will face 18 years in prison after eight woman testified against him in a court in San Diego. He will also have to pay compensation money to the victims along with a fine. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:12:01 +0000 'Revenge Porn' website operator convicted, could face up to twenty years in jail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Up to two dozen victims were named in the criminal complaint which was filed in June last year, with some testifying that it had &quot;ruined&quot; their lives. Operator is now convicted facing a long stretch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:44:01 +0000 UK to draft revenge porn law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Revenge porn, an increasingly significant issue of modern times, is being taken up by the government of the UK and a set of ministers will be drafting a law to bring offenders to justice. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:24:01 +0000 Man slapped with lawsuit for "revenge porn" website <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Californian man has been accused of posting naked photographs of various women on a certain &quot;revenge porn&quot; website and demanding money through another website for removing the explicit content. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:58:39 +0000