Neowin News Feed for: Revenge porn https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/revenge porn/ Neowin News Feed for: Revenge porn en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Google is improving its search results to protect people from online harassment https://www.neowin.net/news/google-is-improving-its-search-results-to-protect-people-from-online-harassment/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/01/1579720693_google_search_improvements_2_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-is-improving-its-search-results-to-protect-people-from-online-harassment">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Fri, 11 Jun 2021 05:10:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-is-improving-its-search-results-to-protect-people-from-online-harassment Virginia, U.S., becomes one of the first states to make deepfake revenge porn illegal https://www.neowin.net/news/virginia-us-becomes-one-of-the-first-states-to-make-deepfake-revenge-porn-illegal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/07/1562033203_neonbrand-_oksyd2csik-unsplash_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/virginia-us-becomes-one-of-the-first-states-to-make-deepfake-revenge-porn-illegal">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Tue, 02 Jul 2019 03:28:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/virginia-us-becomes-one-of-the-first-states-to-make-deepfake-revenge-porn-illegal UK: Campaigners call for anonymity in revenge porn cases and better police training https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-campaigners-call-for-anonymity-in-revenge-porn-cases-and-better-police-training/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/05/1558251606_break-businessman-businesswoman-1571148_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-campaigners-call-for-anonymity-in-revenge-porn-cases-and-better-police-training">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sun, 19 May 2019 08:58:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-campaigners-call-for-anonymity-in-revenge-porn-cases-and-better-police-training Tumblr targets hate speech, violence and sexual harassment with new community guidelines https://www.neowin.net/news/tumblr-targets-hate-speech-violence-and-sexual-harassment-with-new-community-guidelines/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/08/1535400405_tumblr_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/tumblr-targets-hate-speech-violence-and-sexual-harassment-with-new-community-guidelines">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/tumblr-targets-hate-speech-violence-and-sexual-harassment-with-new-community-guidelines Facebook teams up with Australian Government to fight revenge porn https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-teams-up-with-australian-government-to-fight-revenge-porn/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/11/shutterstock_xxx_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-teams-up-with-australian-government-to-fight-revenge-porn">Read more...</a> justin.luna@neowin.net (Justin Luna) Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-teams-up-with-australian-government-to-fight-revenge-porn Microsoft is making it easier to have 'revenge porn' removed from its services https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-making-it-easier-to-have-039revenge-porn039-removed-from-its-services/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/screen_shot_2014-09-29_at_10.21.20_am_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-making-it-easier-to-have-039revenge-porn039-removed-from-its-services">Read more...</a> bdsams@neowin.net (Brad Sams) Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:44:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-making-it-easier-to-have-039revenge-porn039-removed-from-its-services Amsterdam court orders Facebook to cooperate with sex video scandal investigation https://www.neowin.net/news/amsterdam-court-orders-facebook-to-cooperate-with-sex-video-scandal-investigation/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/facebook_privacy_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/amsterdam-court-orders-facebook-to-cooperate-with-sex-video-scandal-investigation">Read more...</a> chris.schroeder@neowin.net (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/amsterdam-court-orders-facebook-to-cooperate-with-sex-video-scandal-investigation Revenge porn is now punishable by up to two years imprisonment in the U.K. https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-is-now-punishable-by-up-to-two-years-imprisonment-in-the-uk/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/04/screen_shot_2015-04-13_at_1.41.05_pm_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-is-now-punishable-by-up-to-two-years-imprisonment-in-the-uk">Read more...</a> timi.cantisano@neowin.net (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-is-now-punishable-by-up-to-two-years-imprisonment-in-the-uk 'Revenge porn' website operator sentenced to 18 years in jail https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-website-operator-sentenced-to-18-years-in-jail/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/02/1_court_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-website-operator-sentenced-to-18-years-in-jail">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-website-operator-sentenced-to-18-years-in-jail 'Revenge Porn' website operator convicted, could face up to twenty years in jail https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-website-operator-convicted-could-face-up-to-twenty-years-in-jail/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/11/shutterstock_xxx_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-website-operator-convicted-could-face-up-to-twenty-years-in-jail">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/revenge-porn-website-operator-convicted-could-face-up-to-twenty-years-in-jail UK to draft revenge porn law https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-to-draft-revenge-porn-law/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/1_1_shutterstock_cloud_security_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-to-draft-revenge-porn-law">Read more...</a> shreyas.gandhe@neowin.net (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-to-draft-revenge-porn-law Man slapped with lawsuit for "revenge porn" website https://www.neowin.net/news/man-slapped-with-lawsuit-for-revenge-porn-website/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/shutterstock_172084607.jpg_thumb.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/man-slapped-with-lawsuit-for-revenge-porn-website">Read more...</a> shreyas.gandhe@neowin.net (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:58:39 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/man-slapped-with-lawsuit-for-revenge-porn-website