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The Reason The Military’s Revenge Porn Problem Hasn’t Gone Away

Perhaps predictably, the military has yet to adequately address their sexual harassment epidemic. In the spring of last year, Congress passed a law outlawing the “nonconsensual” posting of intimate photos online by anyone affiliated with the U.S. Military. This action followed March 2017 news of an image-based sexual abuse scandal—referred to popularly as “Marines United”—…

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New Report Reveals Top U.S. Government Computers Linked to Revenge-Porn Site

Were you aware that our military and government may have a revenge-porn crisis on their hands? Unfortunately, this is not a new problem — military culture is rampant with sexual assault and abuse. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has worked with the military to help eradicate sexual exploitation by our service members and military personnel. We have…

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Podcast Episode: Does Sexting Make You Vulnerable to Exploitation?

Sexting, the sending of nude or explicit messages through texts, social media, or apps, is a serious social pressure in today’s culture. The eighth episode of the “Sexploitation?” podcast addresses the prevalence of sexting among teens and young adults, and it’s impact on sexual exploitation. One recent survey released found that 66% of teens and young adults have…

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SNAPCHAT + SNAPCASH: A Powerful Combination Ripe for Sexploitation

By: Irene Neumann Snapchat is an increasingly popular messaging and photo sharing application for iPhones, iPads and Android devices. How it works and what it does is part of the reason for the app’s success. Its premise is simple: photos or videos that are sent to a recipient can be viewed only for the number…

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“These Videos Put my Life at Risk” – a Sri Lankan Journalist Targeted with Porn Shaming

I am Dilshy Banu, and I am a victim of a unique form of revenge porn [also known as “porn shaming.”] I was once a journalist for the Sunday Times in my native country of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a beautiful nation that I’ve always felt proud of, and I’ve strived to use my writing…

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Revenge Porn: Is It Legal?

YouTube star Chrissy Chambers was shocked when people began posting links from a porn site with pictures and videos of her on it. The boy she dated when she was 18 posted sexually explicit images and videos of her on the internet after they broke up; they were taken and posted without her consent or…

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