Florida Revenge Porn Laws

Sexual Cyberharassment. Misdemeanor of First Degree, Felony of Third Degree for Second or Subsequent violations

Title: 784.049 sexual cyberharassment, Florida Statutes

Status: in effect, as of 10/1/15 introduced by Sen Rene Garcia

A person depicted in a sexually explicit image taken with the person’s consent has a reasonable expectation that the image will remain private. When such images are published online, they can be viewed indefinitely by persons worldwide and are reproduced and shared. The published images create a permanent record of the depicted person’s private nudity or private sexually explicit conduct. The existence of such images on the internet causes those depicted significant psychological harm.

“Sexually Explicit Images” includes but not limited to any photograph, picture, motion picture, film, video, or representation in which is depicting nudity or a person engaging in sexual conduct.

“Sexually Cyberharass” means to publish a sexually explicit image of a person that contains or conveys the personally identifying information of the depicted person to a website without consent for no legitimate purpose, with the intent of causing substantial emotional distress to the depicted person.

Repercussions: a person who willfully and maliciously sexually cyberharasses another person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree. A person who has one prior conviction for sexual cyberharassment and who commits a second or subsequent sexual cyberharassment commits a felony of the third degree 

https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/0538/BillText/er/PDF