Sharing a nude or intimate image of someone without their consent is called image-based abuse and it can be an offence in New Zealand. This is especially important if the image is of a young person as it may be considered child exploitation material. You could also share some information about how image-based abuse is covered by New Zealand law.
After naked pictures of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities made it onto hackers site 4chan, and as a new sex photo scandal breaks in Magaluf, we look at how safe your selfies are. How much does UK law protect your naked selfies? Err, not very much.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Explicit images believed to have been sent through messaging service Snapchat were reportedly put online, with threats from hackers to upload more. Users who had been accessing the service via a third-party app, and not the official Snapchat app, had their images intercepted. As half of its users are aged between 13 and 17, there is concern that many of the images may be of children.
A man who set up a fake Facebook page purported to belong to a female modelling agent has been arrested on charges of luring young women into sending him nude pictures and then selling them. He initially faces charges of possessing and trading child pornography, as two of the victims were under Police say the suspect, who works as a graphic designer for television shows on a popular station, created a Facebook account using an image of a woman as his profile photo.
If you've ever sent or received a sext, you're not alone. That number may even be higher now, as the study came out just as Snapchat, then an ephemeral multimedia messaging platform built around disappearing photos and video, was taking off. This is a judgment-free zone.
Two former staffers of a congresswoman were indicted Thursday on charges of posting nude pictures of the lawmaker and her husband on social media and of lying to investigators about it. Stacey Plaskett website. The indictments surround former aides to Stacey Plasketta Democrat and non-voting delegate to the House representing the Virgin Islands.
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Last month the news about a new ransomware that demands nude photos instead of the usual cryptocurrency started circulating the online world. The new ransomware is called nRansomware and works very similar to Locky — it is a malicious software that infects your device and locks some of the files on your system. Luckily the new threat is not a state of the art malicious software.
A spokesperson for Jennifer Lawrence, among the most high-profile victims of the hacking, has called the incident a "violation of privacy". As celebrities and their representatives respond to the leaking of naked images online in an apparent hacking linked to the Apple iCloud service, it is believed that hundreds more images are yet to come. The photos, which include actresses and singers including Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana GrandeVictoria Justice and Kate Uptonwere posted on the image sharing forum 4chanon Sunday evening.