Revenge porn site founder loses $250k defamation suit

Revenge porn site founder loses $250k defamation suit

arstechnica.com
New Attorney Marc Randazza hasn't been quiet about his hatred for so-called revenge porn sites. The copyright and First Amendment lawyer blogged last year that entities like IsAnybodyDown (or the now defunct IsAnyoneUp) frustrated him to the point where he'd represent victims pro bono. "I want to hurt them bad,"...
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