Revenge Porn Law Contemplated in California

A Bill to criminalize acts of vengence by ex-spouses/ex-boy/girl friends posting obscene pictures on the Internet is contemplated to be punished under a new law proposed in California. The proposed punishment is 6 months jail and/or US $1000 as fine.

ITA 2008 also has a section 66E which addresses video voyeurism and along with Section 67 makes it an offence to capture obscene pictures of another person and posting it on the web. The punishment is 3 years for each of the offences.

The Californian bill also makes “solicitation” an offence by the provision that holds a person guilty, “Who solicits or who agrees to engage in or who engages in any act of prostitution”. In India it is considered that ITA 2008 is inadequate to address the problem of “Solicitation”.

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About Vijayashankar Na

Naavi is a veteran Cyber Law specialist in India and is presently working from Bangalore as an Information Assurance Consultant. Pioneered concepts such as ITA 2008 compliance, Naavi is also the founder of Cyber Law College, a virtual Cyber Law Education institution. He now has been focusing on the projects such as Secure Digital India and Cyber Insurance
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