This week, Johnny Lieu reported for Mashable that the Australian government has opened a new online portal for victims of revenge porn (or “image-based abuse”). The portal is available here: https://www.esafety.gov.au/image-based-abuse/. We discuss how other countries could benefit from similar initiatives.Read more
McAllister Olivarius in the news
Dr Olivarius discusses a recently publicized case of "upskirting," in which a man secretly put his phone under a woman's skirt and took a picture, and assesses the shortcomings in laws against upskirting.Read more
Revenge pornography legislation changes on a week-by-week basis. We will be tracking these updates, as well as notable progress made in revenge pornography cases, and sharing them weekly in this space.Read more
Facebook has announced the launch of a set of new tools that are supposed to make it impossible to repost or share intimate images of people uploaded without their permission.