Revenge porn: ‘We need a second law to stop porn sites escaping justice’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 4th, 2015 in burden of proof, civil justice, crime, harassment, internet, news, pornography, victims by sally

‘The Government needs to introduce a second civil law to tackle revenge porn – because the current criminal law does not go far enough to help victims – according to a specialist in the field.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2015

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Revenge porn victims include pensioner in 60s and girls as young as 11 – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 16th, 2015 in harassment, news, pornography, victims by tracey

‘Victims of revenge porn have ranged from a pensioner in her 60s and girls as young as 11, according to the latest police figures.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th July 2015

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Chrissy Chambers: YouTube star launches legal bid against ex-boyfriend who posted sex video online – The Independent

Posted June 4th, 2015 in crime, damages, harassment, news, pornography, privacy by sally

‘An American YouTube star who claims her British ex-boyfriend posted a secret video of them having sex online is launching complex legal bid for damages and criminal prosecution in the UK courts.’

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The Independent, 4th June 2015

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Number of paedophiles in Britain will shock public, warns Deputy Children’s Commissioner for England – Daily Telegraph

‘Britain would need a rolling programme of prison building to house all its paedophiles if they were all to prosecuted, Sue Berelowitz has warned.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st June 2015

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Sex and the selfie generation – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

‘It is not just people that struggle to keep up with technology, but the law itself often lags behind. We have seen that on numerous occasions with the “Twitter prosecutions”, and had another example of that this week, when the Daily Mirror highlighted the story of “Alison” and “’Peter” (both pseudonyms) a couple aged 17 and 22 respectively.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 19th May 2015

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Online porn laws: Two dominatrix pornographers become first filmmakers to be hit by new rules – The Independent

Posted May 6th, 2015 in news, obscenity, photography, pornography, violence by sally

‘Two dominatrix pornographers have become the first adult filmmakers to fall foul of strict new regulations governing online pornography.’

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The Independent, 5th May 2015

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Child pornography cases double as paedophiles pursue vile profit from abuse – Daily Telegraph

‘Internet Watch Foundation report warns of increasing commercialisation of online child abuse images, with some even being traded for the digital ‘bitcoin’ currency ‘

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Daily Telegraph, 14th April 2015

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Revenge porn: New offence comes into force – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 13th, 2015 in consent, internet, news, photography, pornography, prosecutions by sally

‘Sharing indecent images to embarrass former partners will carry up to two years’ imprisonment, as new law also cracks down on internet ‘trolls’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th April 2015

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Senior male nurse filmed himself raping unconscious women in A&E – The Independent

Posted March 31st, 2015 in guilty pleas, news, nurses, pornography, rape, victims, voyeurism by sally

‘A male nurse has admitted filming himself raping two unconscious women in A&E while patients lay just feet away.’

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The Independent, 30th March 2015

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New sentencing measures to take effect next month – Ministry of Justice

‘A series of tougher sentencing measures, new criminal offences and a more balanced judicial review system will come into force when the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 takes effect on 13 April.’

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Ministry of Justice, 20th March 2015

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Paedophile cases may need to be streamlined, warns top officer – Daily Telegraph

‘National Crime Agency chief hints at possible updates to the way child pornography offences are prosecuted, as it emerges more than 260 people have been charged in new investigation.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th March 2015

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Three judges removed and a fourth resigns for viewing pornography at work – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2015 in disciplinary procedures, judges, news, pornography, professional conduct by sally

‘Three judges have been removed and a fourth has resigned following an investigation into an allegation that they viewed pornographic material on office computers.’

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The Guardian, 17th March 2015

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‘Reality of consensual and coercive sex in prison’ exposed by review – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2015 in health, homosexuality, news, pornography, prisons, rape, reports by sally

‘Rape is extremely rare in prisons in England and Wales, whereas consensual gay sex, pornography and masturbation is widespread and accepted, according to the findings of the first systematic review of sex between inmates.’

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The Guardian, 17th March 2015

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Revenge porn: will the new laws make any difference? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted February 18th, 2015 in bills, internet, news, pornography by sally

‘Amidst much fanfare, “revenge porn”: the posting online of sexually explicit photographs of videos of someone without their consent (usually by an ex partner), was stated by the media as being made illegal on 12th February 2015.

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 17th February 2015

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‘Revenge porn’ criminalised: What is it and what are the consequences? – The Independent

Posted February 18th, 2015 in bills, consent, internet, news, pornography by sally

‘Revenge porn, which has been used to cause a person harm, to blackmail people into sex, and which has been used against children as young as 11, has been criminalised.’

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The Independent, 12th February 2015

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Baby P’s mother back in jail ‘for naked pictures’ – The Independent

Posted February 16th, 2015 in bail, internet, news, photography, pornography by sally

‘Baby P’s mother is back in prison after allegedly selling pornographic photographs of herself online.’

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The Independent, 15th February 2015

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‘Revenge porn’ illegal under new law in England and Wales – BBC News

Posted February 12th, 2015 in bills, crime, harassment, internet, news, pornography, telecommunications by sally

‘Posting “revenge porn” images and videos on the internet is becoming a criminal offence in England and Wales.’

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BBC News, 12th February 2015

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Fifty Shades court cases: a Grey area of law – Daily Telegraph

‘The man who squirted his girlfriend with brown sauce, the woman with faulty lubricant…The five most bizarre court cases inspired by 50 Shades of Grey.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th February 2015

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Music teacher avoids jail over extreme animal pornography and indecent images of children –

‘A music teacher has avoided being sent to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children and extreme pornography involving animals.’

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The Independent, 4th February 2015

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Ceri Morgan uploaded pornography onto Tesco iPad in Swansea – BBC News

Posted February 2nd, 2015 in community service, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

‘A Tesco customer has been given a 12-month community order after changing the display image of a demonstration iPad to a pornographic photo.’

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BBC News, 31st January 2015

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