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Jan 15, 2016

Don’t call it ‘revenge porn’, victims’ groups say

Submissions from experts to a Senate inquiry into "revenge porn" overwhelmingly support a change in the nomenclature.

Josh Taylor — Journalist

Josh Taylor

Journalist

Women’s services and legal experts have told a parliamentary inquiry not to use the term “revenge porn” because it encourages victim-blaming and attempts to justify the actions of those post nude photos online without their subjects’ consent.

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3 thoughts on “Don’t call it ‘revenge porn’, victims’ groups say

  1. AR

    Bring back the Polaroid – one print and very dodgy permanency.

  2. Norman Hanscombe

    That you felt the need to concentrate on “revenge porn”, Joshua, suggests that the Crikey Capitalist Enterprise believes the economic situation is far better than most of us do.

  3. Itsarort

    The “A” in “alpha-male” stands for “Arsehole”; don’t let the wrong one in…

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