Revenge porn could lead to 14-year sentence in UK, new guidelines clarify

The most serious cases of revenge pornography – putting sexually explicit images of former partners online – should be prosecuted under laws which carry a maximum sentence of 14 years, new guidance from the Crown Prosecution Service suggests.The guidelines say that prosecutions should not be brought under obscenity laws but on the basis of the menace and humiliation intended, and in the most serious cases, where intimate images are used to coerce victims into further sexual activity, under the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
ttp://www.theguardian.com/law/2014/oct/07/revenge-porn-14-year-sentence-cps-guidelines

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