By Peter Clarke Yesterday the Senate passed the Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2017. Or a bill to ban revenge porn. It must now pass through the House of Representatives before it will become law. It is a complex Bill and one that is a reasonable but not the best response to this growing problem.
The summary is described as:
Amends the: Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 to: prohibit the posting of, or threatening to post, an intimate image without consent on a social media service, relevant electronic service or a designated internet service; establish a complaints and objections …read more
Source:: Peter A Clarke