July 9, 2017
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#191 Revenge Porn
Ren Bostelaar posted nude pictures of women to 4chan without their consent. He avoided a criminal record by taking a peace bond. Is revenge porn legal in Canada?
Kevin Sexton
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Ren Bostelaar posted nude pictures of women he knew to 4chan without their consent. He avoided a criminal record by apologizing and taking a peace bond. Was it enough? Is revenge porn legal in Canada? What is the state of the law and social media, years after the Amanda Todd and Rehteah Parsons cases? Privacy lawyer David Fraser launched a successful constitutional challenge against Nova Scotia’s anti-cyberbullying law. But he supports current anti-revenge porn laws, and he explains why.

Links: Ren Bostelaar Deserves More Than A Slap On The Wrist For Robbing Us Of Our Dignity, by Sophia Sadoughi

Cyberbullying Law Ruled Unconstitutional by Nova Scotia Supreme Court

Canada’s First Revenge Porn Convict Gets 90 Days in Jail

Former Halifax professor sues for $1M after nude photo he sent to student posted on Twitter

 

 

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