Jacobs would be better off focusing on turning the negative into something good. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Minds. The charges may have been dropped, but for Seay, the fight to clear his reputation has just begun. Finally, lawmakers and the public acknowledged revenge porn as a problem to be solved. Home Tags Posts tagged with "Holly Jacobs".
First Published Oct 2 , 3: Not one person even asked for my laptop! Presently, no federal law exists to protect victims from this abuse. When Holly Jacobs sent nude photographs of herself to a long-distance boyfriend she loved and trusted, the year-old woman never imagined the horror that would befall her. Right now, New Jersey is the only state that prohibits cyber stalking behavior. New Jersey remains the only state that makes it a felony to share an individual's nude images without that person's consent.
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The fight to save her reputation, however, had made her realize that she was one of thousands of American women victimized by vengeful boyfriends with sex photos. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. In April, a Florida bill to outlaw revenge porn failed to pass the legislature. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. A few weeks ago, the criminal case against him was dismissed.
According to the Miami New Times, Jacobs brought her case to the Miami-Dade County Sheriff's Office, who wouldn't investigate since she had originally consented to take the photos. In November of , I was slowly making my way to cloud nine. Jacobs has turned her experience into a crusade to urge lawmakers to pass a law that would criminalize acts of cyber stalking. After fifteen years teaching at the University of Maryland School of Law, Danielle Citron joined Boston University School of Law as of July 1, as a Professor of Law where she will continue to teach and write about privacy, free speech, and civil rights. Legislators in the UK are now rushing to write an amendment criminalizing nonconsensual pornography, or the leaking of private images and videos of a sexual nature. That law came about in , and was used when Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi jumped to his death, distraught over a secret video that emerged of him kissing another man inside his college dorm room. Realizing that there would be no relief until her name was not tied to the explicit images and video, Jacobs legally changed her name.