Assignment - The Revenge Porn Avengers
The Texan women fighting against 'revenge porn' sites after their naked pictures went online. They want justice, but their critics say they are attacking freedom of speech.
***Warning: This programme contains language some listeners might find offensive*** What would you do if you found naked pictures of yourself posted online, without your consent? When a group of young Texas women found themselves on a so-called ‘revenge porn’ website they decided to fight back and are now at the forefront of a push across the United States to criminalise ‘revenge porn’. The women say they want justice, but their critics accuse them of attacking freedom of speech. James Fletcher travels to Texas to meet them. (Image: Hollie Toups, campaigner against 'revenge porn' sites)
- Broadcast on BBC World Service, 3:32PM Thu, 12 Dec 2013
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC World Service, 12:32AM Thu, 12 Dec 2013
- Duration 29 minutes