Revenge Porn is Really a Tech Problem with Darieth Chisolm

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“Whatever they do in the bedroom is their business. But once someone takes that content and makes it available for other people to see and they’re doing it with the intent to do harm, the game changes.” – Darieth Chisolm, founder of 50 Shades of Silence

Overview:

In this episode, Darieth Chisolm, Emmy-award winning television personality, NBC News anchor and activist for cyber sexual crimes, discusses her personal experience with revenge porn, the obstacles faced by victims today, and the complexities of free speech as it relates to sharing nude photos online.

In this episode you will learn:

  • About Darieth’s personal experience with revenge porn
  • Her challenge of taking legal action outside of the U.S.
  • The impact of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
  • Examples of first steps on how victims can take legal action
  • Obstacles to taking down nude content that is published online
  • A brief history of policies like the SHIELD Act and Enough Act
  • How Freedom of Speech should not apply when it is enacted with the intent to do harm
  • The pervasiveness of victim shaming and victim blaming
  • The importance of parents having conversations about nude photos with their children
  • Resources for victims of revenge porn (linked below)
  • How Darieth is supporting victims today

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