Revenge Porn Carries Up to a 2-Year Prison Sentence in UK

April 13, 2015 2:21 PM

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Revenge Porn Carries Up to a 2-Year Prison Sentence in UK

The United Kingdom is cracking down on people who share nude photos of their exes without their consent, a practice known as revenge porn.

Under the U.K.’s new Criminal Justice and Courts Act enacted Monday, anyone who discloses private sexual photographs of another person with the intent to cause distress could be prosecuted. Violating the new law carries a punishment of up to two years in prison, a fine or both. The law applies to ph...

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