Revenge porn can be devastating to its victims.
In Florida, there are very specific laws in relation to what constitutes cyber sexual harassment. In layman’s terms, revenge porn.
First, it can be criminally prosecuted. It appears that there have been a small number of criminal prosecutions under the revenge porn law since it has been on the books, approximately half of which resulted in the dismissal of the case without a plea or verdict, and half of which lead to a plea or trial.
To address revenge porn criminally you will want to gather all the evidence you can and go to the police to make a report. Hopefully the police will then conduct a criminal investigation which can lead to potential criminal prosecution.
Under many circumstances a victim or effected person can also seek a civil injunction for protection against cyber stalking to address revenge porn similar to that available to a stalking victim. An injunction to stop the revenge porn acts.
Florida statutory law defines cyberstalking as:
1.Engaging in a course of conduct to communicate, or to cause to be communicated, words, images, or language by or through the use of electronic mail or electronic communication, directed at a specific person; or
If you feel you have been the victim of revenge porn need or need an injunction to protect you from cyberstalking/revenge porn you are welcome to contact us to discuss the specifics of your situation and how we maybe able to help you.