Jun 092017
 

Julia Marsh reports:

A victim of online “revenge porn” will get her own chance at retribution — going after more than 500 Tumblr viewers who got their kicks watching the non-consensual video.

The first-of-its-kind ruling, handed down by a Manhattan judge Wednesday, ordered the social networking platform to disclose the personal information of the hundreds of people who have shared the sex video — which featured the victim when she was an underage teenager — so she can sue the users over the privacy breach.

“I’m directing Tumblr to disclose to petitioner all the account registration information concerning each individual account that re-blogged the images and videos that are at issue here,” said Manhattan Supreme Court Justice David Cohen.

Read more on New York Post.

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