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Hunter Moore Petulantly Insists California’s Revenge Porn Law Can’t Possibly Work

So, that's a vote toward nay?

Mr. Moore (Photo: Nate Igor Smith)

Mr. Moore (Photo: Nate Igor Smith)

The state of California recently signed a bill that makes revenge porn illegal. Violators who circulate naked photos of their exes without permission and with the intent to cause mental anguish could face six months in jail and fines up to $1,000.

It’s obviously a step forward for revenge porn victims who have their lives ruined, but Is Anyone Up proprietor Hunter Moore doesn’t the law is going to help. The “most hated man on the Internet” lashed out against it saying the wording isn’t wide-reaching enough.

Mr. Moore, whose revenge porn hub netted millions of page views every month and has long been infamous for his brash insensitivity, told UK’s the Register that the bill is the work of “stupid old white people” and will fail.

He said the bill is aimed at peeping toms and not selfies, which are “all revenge porn really is.”

“Also the communications decency act still protects site owners and a site owner just needs to move his servers. And why would he give up information on the submitter [of revenge porn images]? This stops nothing. It will just make revenge porn bigger by driving traffic, because people are talking about it.”

He added: “We are animals. We are sexual. Maybe they need a class on reality: don’t give your kid a phone.”

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