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Without Their Consent: Ending Revenge Porn

Across the country, there is an increasingly widespread problem of abusers and perpetrators posting images and video footage online as a tactic of abuse, harassment, bullying and extortion.

The images and videos may be of consensual nudity or sexual activities that were taken with or without the victim’s consent. As seen in recent high-profile cases, they can also be images or footage of physical and/or sexual assaults.

Regardless of the situation, when images and video are posted online of someone without their consent as a tactic of abuse, action needs to be taken to protect the victim and hold the abuser accountable.

This session will explore this phenomenon and share information about what the technology community can do.

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Questions Answered

  1. What is revenge porn?
  2. What's the harm?
  3. What's the law?
  4. What can victims do to protect themselves?
  5. How can the technology community work together to tackle this growing problem?

Speakers

Organizer

Christina Gagnier Gagnier Margossian LLP


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