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March 2018 Archives

Computer Crimes by an Employee

officee.jpgThe decision to hire an employee doesn't usually involve a consideration of whether the employer-employee relationship might deteriorate in the future. Much like an engagement to be married, people tend to focus on the expected benefits, not the potential pitfalls. But relationships of all kinds can falter and erode - and employment relationships are no different. The law has always captured this conundrum in its employment laws and regulations. It has also deliberately kept up with the ways employees and employers communicate and do business now, much of which is online and with computers.

Rights to Revenge Porn

keyboard.PNGRevenge porn, also known as "sextortion," involves exposing or distributing sexually explicit images or video of someone without that person's consent. Oftentimes, it takes the form of blackmail with one party threatening to release the sexual content unless the person depicted does or does not do something. Rihanna and Kim Kardashian are just two of countless celebrities who have faced revenge porn threats. Celebrities are not the only people who are subject to revenge porn though.