German court rules that you can’t keep your homemade porn after you break up

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If you’re with someone and own a smartphone, you’ve at least considered aping those arty monochrome shots on Tumblr by making some homemade erotica . What happens to those images, however, when you and your significant other part ways? A German amateur photographer has found out after his ex-girlfriend took him to court, which ruled that the subjects of smutty pictures can withdraw their consent if they’re naked . The shutterbug was able to keep the clothed pictures, however, as they weren’t considered to compromise the reputation of the woman in question. It’s certainly a blow to the burgeoning ” revenge porn ” industry, and will hopefully ensure that private smut remains, you know, private . Filed under: Internet Comments Via: GigaOM Source: The Local

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German court rules that you can’t keep your homemade porn after you break up

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