Title

Submission to the Senate Inquiry- "Inquiry into the phenomenon collequially referred to as 'revenge porn', which involves sharing private sexual images and recordings of a person without their consent, with the intention to cause that person harm." - Submission 31

Date of this Version

2016

Document Type

Response or Comment

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Publication details

Goldsworthy, T. J., & Raj, M. (2016). Submission to the Senate Inquiry- Inquiry into the phenomenon colloquially referred to as 'revenge porn', which involves sharing private sexual images and recordings of a person without their consent, with the intention to cause that person harm." - Submission 31. Australian Federal Parliament: Canberra.

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Abstract

In response to a request from the chair of the committee the following submissions provide responses as they relate to each term of reference.

a) The phenomenon colloquially referred to as 'revenge porn', which involves sharing private sexual images and recordings of a person without their consent, with the intention to cause that person harm;

b) The impact this has on the targets of revenge porn, and in the Australian community more broadly

c) Potential policy responses to this emerging problem, including civil and criminal remedies

d) The response to revenge porn taken by Parliaments in other Australian jurisdictions and comparable overseas jurisdictions.