Holly Jacobs never imagined a routine breakup with an old flame would result in a four-year nightmare chasing down embarrassing pictures he allegedly posted of her online in revenge. I was so afraid that someone would physically stalk me. The problem is that somebody is using this against you and trying to drive you to suicide. Last month, Jacobs filed a civil lawsuit against the former boyfriend, Ryan Seay, whom she met when she was was a doctoral student.
California outlaws 'revenge porn' in first-of-its-kind legislation - Reuters
Signed into law late on Tuesday, the measure goes into effect immediately. It takes aim at an increasingly prevalent act of betrayal that typically occurs when a person posts nude images of a former romantic partner online as a way of exacting revenge after a breakup. The images often end up proliferating on dozens of revenge porn websites that specialize in publishing such pictures, some of which charge the subjects fees to remove the offending material. The only other recourse victims have had was to pursue the perpetrators in civil court.
By Daily Mail Reporter. A Florida woman whose life was turned upside down when her ex-boyfriend posted naked pictures of her to a revenge porn website is picking up the pieces after the embarrassing ordeal. Holly Jacobs, who has changed her named from Holli Thometz, says her former boyfriend Ryan Seay distributed private intimate photos she had shared with him on the internet in after they broke up. Now she is on a crusade to help other women who have been victimized in cyber stalking schemes and trying to move forward with her life.
Two years ago, my life was pretty spectacular. The days of my ex-boyfriend Ryan posting nude photos of me on the Internet that I had shared during our 3-year long-distance relationship seemed to be behind me. In November of , I was slowly making my way to cloud nine.