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Man sent to jail for Facebook posts of topless ex-girlfriend

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 04 Dec 2014 17:28 User comments (14)

Man sent to jail for Facebook posts of topless ex-girlfriend A Los Angeles man has become the first person convicted under California's 'revenge porn' law for posting topless images of an ex-girlfriend to Facebook.
Noe Iniguez tried to hide behind a fake identity when he posted topless pictures of an ex-girlfriend to her employer's Facebook page, and also described her as a "drunk" and a "slut" while he urged the employer to let her go.

He had been the subject of a restraining order issued in November 2011 following their break up. They had been together for four years, and Iniguez had been sending her harassing text messages in the wake of their relationship.

Under the 'revenge porn' law in California, it is illegal to upload unauthorized nude or sexual images of a person with the sole purpose of causing them distress. It was enacted in October 2013.

Noe Iniguez will now go down in history as the first person convicted under the law. The 36 year old was sentenced to a year in prison and three months of probation. Additionally, he must keep away from his ex-girlfriend and attend counselling.

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14 user comments

14.12.2014 18:23

He should've been smarter and posted the pics on Usenet :-}

24.12.2014 18:34

Private Prisons in U.S. is a big business to steal money from the American Taxpayers via U.S. Contractors.
The Creation of this stupid laws & the Judges over sentences here in comparison to any country in the whole world, is just embarrassing for the U.S. Govt. and also to their Citizens for NO do anything about it, by letting the Govt. keep strapping from their rights.

Post pics. of a single person nude, is not porn.

P.S.
America is not the Land of the free anymore. Is THE LAND OF THE OPPRESSED now if you ask me.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 04 Dec 2014 @ 18:41

Live Free or Die.
The rule above all the rules is: Survive !
Capitalism: Funnel most of the $$$ to the already rich.

34.12.2014 19:04

From the information given it sounds like he deserved what he got.

44.12.2014 20:38

I just think we have enough laws already. We don't need the government rescuing people that have made stupid decisions. Sometimes people need to learn from their stupid decisions. Maybe next time they will think before letting someone take nudes or film them having sex.

54.12.2014 23:02

+1.

65.12.2014 0:19

facebook is nothing but drama as i have seen from friends i use it only to stay in contact with family and if i can u se other means. because i live so far away from them they can find other means to contact me. fcebook sux and so does the law we have people stealing money from compaies thats not there's.

The girl should have not let her ex take the pictures in the first place so part of it is her fault and the dumbness of him landed him in jail.

75.12.2014 0:28

I can agree on the facebook drama crap. If any girl is stupid enough to let someone take a picture of her cooter, then she gets what she deserves.

85.12.2014 9:59

Originally posted by Mrguss:
Private Prisons in U.S. is a big business to steal money from the American Taxpayers via U.S. Contractors.
The Creation of this stupid laws & the Judges over sentences here in comparison to any country in the whole world, is just embarrassing for the U.S. Govt. and also to their Citizens for NO do anything about it, by letting the Govt. keep strapping from their rights.

Post pics. of a single person nude, is not porn.

P.S.
America is not the Land of the free anymore. Is THE LAND OF THE OPPRESSED now if you ask me.
So you think it's wrong that this guy was punished?

So you think people should be able to publically hurt, shame, defame, etc. others and there should be no recourse?
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 05 Dec 2014 @ 10:04

95.12.2014 16:47

Originally posted by bhetrick:
So you think it's wrong that this guy was punished?
What it is wrong is that a simple Facebook posts of topless ex. IS NOT A PORN PIC, and the stupid California "new law" make it sound like it is.

Let say it is "Porn", the long time punishment (Sentence) is just plain ridiculous.
...and as the time goes bye more Judges alienate with the PROFITS of the private prisons. And their stupid long sentences, say it all.
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 05 Dec 2014 @ 17:00

Live Free or Die.
The rule above all the rules is: Survive !
Capitalism: Funnel most of the $$$ to the already rich.

105.12.2014 20:50

Originally posted by Mrguss:
Originally posted by bhetrick:
So you think it's wrong that this guy was punished?
What it is wrong is that a simple Facebook posts of topless ex. IS NOT A PORN PIC, and the stupid California "new law" make it sound like it is.

Let say it is "Porn", the long time punishment (Sentence) is just plain ridiculous.
...and as the time goes bye more Judges alienate with the PROFITS of the private prisons. And their stupid long sentences, say it all.
Don't forget the word "Revenge" in there, this guy was using a picture they obviously took in private, for private purposes and was trying to get her Fired from her job. Along with causing her extreme embarrassment with her employer & co-workers, this can cause serious emotional harm, people have committed suicide over less.
His actions were not only rash, they were intended to harm both her and her reputation, he didn't get enough IMO.

115.12.2014 21:20

"with the sole purpose of causing them distress",,so all they have to do is say they want to provide others some fapping material then it is not the "sole" purpose and the case is dismissed?

126.12.2014 0:48

Originally posted by Mrguss:
Originally posted by bhetrick:
So you think it's wrong that this guy was punished?
What it is wrong is that a simple Facebook posts of topless ex. IS NOT A PORN PIC, and the stupid California "new law" make it sound like it is.

Let say it is "Porn", the long time punishment (Sentence) is just plain ridiculous.
...and as the time goes bye more Judges alienate with the PROFITS of the private prisons. And their stupid long sentences, say it all.
Porn has nothing to do with it.
Regardless of whether she was wise or not to let the pic be taken in the first place, the point is he is distributing something that he has no right to distribute (she did not give him permission to use his image).
Not only that, but using it in a malicious way to deliberately embarass and shame her and harm her employment prospects. That type of action can take years to repair the damage, if ever.

So I agree with this law and the sentence. He was being malicious and vindictive and deserves what he got. Loser.

136.12.2014 4:02

I totally agree with you. That was a moronic and vicious act!

146.12.2014 4:19

Another loser in this world who should not be able to reproduce.

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