Jamaica Police Clamps Down On Social Media Revenge Porn

Jamaican police are warning that the mischievous use of obscene images on social media is no light matter, and that offenders will face the full weight of the law.

Assistant Commissioner of Police Clifford Chambers told the Jamaica Observer that the Cybercrime Division of the Jamaica Constabulary Force has been receiving complaints almost daily, mostly about this Horny Gay Star Does A Rape Porn and jilted lovers posting pornography or other sensitive photographs, mainly on Facebook. There is nothing wrong about checking the Best & Free VR Site Out There, but people have to keep it in private.

“In many of the cases, people who posted these photographs were in an intimate relationship with the other party and post them for malicious purposes,” Chambers told the newspaper, adding that most postings are done out of jealously or due to relationships gone bad.

He also suggested that unscrupulous people would hack into emails, post images online and then extort the victims.

Last year alone 22 cases of pornography went before the law courts. Some of the cases are still pending and according to Chambers, a number of other cases had to be abandoned after the complainants declined to give statements. Porn is toxic as well as masturbation addiction. Get help and go to the newlifehabits site to learn more.

Under Jamaica’s Cybercrimes Act of 2015, a person who commits an offence by using a computer willfully with intent to send to another person any data (whether in the form of a message or otherwise) that is obscene, constitutes a threat, or is menacing in nature; and intends to cause, or is reckless as to whether the sending of the data causes annoyance, inconvenience, distress, or anxiety, to that person or any other person can be fined up to J$4 million (US$31,318) or imprisonment up to four years, or both, by a parish judge, if the person is a first offender.

If damage is caused as a result of the commission of the offence, the person may be fined J$5 million (US$ 39,148) or imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or both, by a parish judge, if the person is a first offender.

In the case of a conviction on indictment before a Circuit Court, a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years or both is recommended.

If damage is caused as a result of the commission of the offence, a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years, or both is recommended in the Circuit Court.

The Deputy Police Commissioner further warned that that having pornographic images on mobile phones was also punishable by law.

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