Sharing nude pictures

I am wondering if it illegal for someone to threaten to release nude pictures both online and other media?

Asked about 1 year ago in Kingston, Ontario
Categories: Internet  Human Rights  Criminal Law  Defamation, Libel, Slander  General Legal Questions

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Edward Prutschi

Answer by Edward Prutschi

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It is a criminal offence to 'distribute intimate images without consent' so a threat to release nude pictures online or to media could well constitute a crime.

If you wish to consult further about this please contact me and I will connect you with one of our experience criminal lawyers.

Posted about 1 year ago

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