By Janet PortmanAttorney. Revenge porn is a form of nonconsensual pornography NCPand most often involves a scorned or disgruntled ex-partner posting nude or revealing photos or videos of the other person, or photos or videos of the two engaged in sexual acts. These might be photos taken with permission, or photos that the victim shared with the poster while they were involved perhaps suggestive selfies sent via textbut without permission to post publicly.
The Florida House has passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health risk because it incities "deviant, problematic or dangerous sexual behavior" among users, drawing praise from Christian and anti-sexual-exploitation groups. The sponsor of HBRepublican Rep. Ross Spano, who is running for attorney general, argued that pornography poses a number of risks, including an increased demand for prostitution.
Sexting among teens and tweens is a relatively new phenomenon, and many state legislatures are still trying to determine what to do about it. Because of this, laws concerning sexting vary widely. These can be nude or semi-nude images or just explicit texts.
Posting intimate pictures of somebody else isn't just mean -- it can be an illegal exposure. What may begin as a fun or flirty text or email containing intimate pictures or video can quickly become a humiliating experience for those depicted —and even a crime, for someone sharing them without permission. So called-revenge porn — or what experts call, nonconsensual pornography — is a Florida misdemeanor, called sexual cyber harassment.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. What's the difference between porn — where people hump for money — and prostitution, where one person pays another for sexual services?
Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health risk, less than an hour after they rejected a motion to consider a bill that would ban assault rifles. In the same session, less than an hour later, according to the newspaper, the legislature considered a GOP-backed bill to declare porn a public health risk, which it passed by a voice vote. Carlos Guillermo Smith D questioned state Rep.
The state's House of Representatives approved the resolution by a voice vote Tuesday, despite some members asking why the topic is being taken up at this time. The resolution was sponsored by Rep. Ross Spano, who is running for attorney general.
Obscenity is really things that the culture finds reprehensible. There is a constant back and forth between people saying this is criminal and others saying their material is protected under the First Amendment. Florida Statute It is illegal to possess, sell, lend, give away, transmit, show, or advertise any obscene material.
Due to the international nature of the Internet, Internet pornography carries with it special issues with regard to the law. There is no one set of laws that apply to the distribution, purchase, or possession of Internet pornography. This means that, for example, even if a pornographer is legally distributing pornographythe person receiving it may not be legally doing so due to local laws.
The fact that an undercover operative or law enforcement officer was involved in the detection and investigation of an offense under this section shall not constitute a defense to a prosecution under this section. Any person who, in violating this subsection, misrepresents his or her age, commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. Each separate use of a computer online service, Internet service, local bulletin board service, or any other device capable of electronic data storage or transmission wherein an offense described in this section is committed may be charged as a separate offense. The fact that an undercover operative or law enforcement officer was involved in the detection and investigation of an offense under this subsection shall not constitute a defense to a prosecution under this subsection.