Combatting Nonconsensual Pornography and Supporting Victims

Title: Helpful Tips for Victims of Revenge Porn

Source: Ridder, Costa & Johnstone LLP, Intellectual property, privacy and internet law

Year: Feb 2013

Contributors: Erica Johnstone

Summary: “Helpful Tips for Victims of Revenge Porn” is an extremely useful resource for anyone currently being abused by revenge porn or supporting an individual who is being abused by revenge porn. It offers practical advice such as the first thing to do when the images are found online and how to get a civil restraining order. This resource is a very helpful first step in addressing an instance of nonconsensual pornography.

 

Title: FAQs- US Victims

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative is an organization that works to address online harassment and abuse that threaten human rights. This FAQ page tackles the complex issue of nonconsenual pornography (NCP) and the steps to take if you are a victim of revenge porn. It provides guidance on identifying NCP, understanding the legal options available, and finding sources of support and assistance for victims.

Title: CCRI Crisis Helpline

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: The CCRI Crisis Helpline is a source of support, information, and guidance for victims of nonconsensual pornography, recorded sexual assault and sextortion. This free helpline is available 24/7 and translation services are available for most languages.

Title: Online Removal Guide

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: Cyber Civil Rights has created this helpful and compassionate article to advise victims of nonconsensual pornography (NCP) on how to report and remove their images from the internet. They have provided detailed step by step instructions on how to address NCP on all major social media platforms as well as things to consider and what to expect in the process.

Title: Attorneys

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: Cyber Civil Rights compiled this list of attorneys from across the country who have volunteered to represent victims of nonconsensual pornography on pro-bono or low-bono basis.

Title: 46 States + DC+ One Territory now have Revenge Porn Laws

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: This page compiles the revenge porn laws from all states and territories with such legislation into one comprehensive list. This is an incredibly useful resource for reference whenever issues of state law and nonconsensual pornography arise.

Title: Related Laws

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: While not all states currently have laws against revenge porn, there are many relevant laws that are violated in situations of nonconsensual pornography (NCP). Cyber Civil Rights Initiative has detailed this record of crimes that are often committed in tangent to NCP and can be referenced in states where laws do not address revenge porn directly.

Title: Resources for International Victims

Source: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Summary: Cyber Civil Rights Initiative seeks to support international victims of revenge porn as well as domestic victims, and they have created this page of resources for individuals residing in Australia, Brazil, Israel and Palestine, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

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