A ban on jilted lovers posting “revenge porn” on to the internet could be law within weeks. An amendment has been tabled today proposing new clauses making the publication of sexually explict images without permission a criminal offence be inserted into the Criminal Courts and Justice Bill, currently passing through the lords. Charities have warned that revenge pornography is a growing trend in the UK, with dozens of websites being used by former boyfriends and husbands to upload sexually explicit images. Full story >>
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