What Exactly is “Image-Based Abuse,” and Why is it So Hurtful?

Jennifer (name has been changed) shared naked pictures of herself with her partner, as many couples do in our digital age of relationships.

After they stopped dating, Jennifer’s ex tried to use her images against her by creating a website filled with her nude images and telling Jennifer that he was going to send the link to her friends and family. Jennifer begged for the site to be taken down. Her ex offered to sell her the domain for $75,000, and she responded with a lawsuit.

Jennifer’s story was shared in a new book by cyber abuse lawyer Carrie Goldberg.

Read the full article at fightthenewdrug.org

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