Sharing ‘Revenge Porn’ Should Be A Crime, Parliament Hears

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Sharing sexually-explicit material to cause distress and without the consent of the subject should be a criminal act, Parliament’s Communications Portfolio Committee has heard.

“The victim’s consent in taking the photograph or video is not relevant if it is shared without consent,” Media Monitoring Africa’s Policy Head Thandi Smith told the committee on Wednesday.

 Thandi Smith “Sharing ‘revenge porn’ should be a crime, Parliament hearsNews 24, 1 September 2016, 16:16pm

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