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Guy Applies for Job, Sends Naked Pics to HR: Cops

He did not get the job

(Newser) - An Illinois job applicant either has terrible follow-up skills or terrible texting skills, but either way, he's out of a new gig. Elmhurst police say they took in a report on Aug. 14 from the HR manager of a St. Charles company that alleged one of the candidates for... More »

In NC, Big Trouble for Teens Who Take Nude Pics

Case of 16-year-olds charged as adults illustrates problematic law

(Newser) - Thanks to a law one expert calls one of the strictest in the nation, North Carolina teens who take nude photos of themselves can be charged as adult sex offenders. The Fayetteville Observer looks at the law as it applies to one 16-year-old girl, Brianna Denson, who was listed on... More »

FBI: 'Celebgate' Nude Photo Hack May Be Huge

At least 572 unique iCloud accounts accessed from Chicago: documents

(Newser) - FBI agents seized computers, cellphones, hard drives, and more during a Chicago search tied to last summer's "Celebgate" photo hack , according to unsealed documents. Agents executed search warrants at two locations—a brick bungalow and an apartment in Chicago's South Side—on Oct. 16, reports the Chicago ... More »

Student Cleared in Fifty Shades Re-Enactment in Trouble Again

This time for allegedly distributing nude photos from encounter

(Newser) - A 19-year-old who was cleared of rape charges over a Fifty Shades of Grey re-enactment is in trouble again. Mohammad Hossain said he and the fellow University of Illinois at Chicago freshman who accused him of rape had consensual sex on Feb. 21, and a court found there was not... More »

Nude Pics Could Be a Problem for Miss Zimbabwe

Emily Kachote may be dethroned 2 weeks into reign

(Newser) - Last year, Miss Zimbabwe quit after photographs of the beauty queen posing naked emerged on social media. This year's Miss Zimbabwe faces a similar scandal. Organizers of the Miss Zimbabwe pageant said they are investigating 25-year-old Emily Kachote two weeks into her reign after photos that allegedly show her... More »

Pregnant Kourtney Kardashian Poses Nude

Says she can't wait to show kid the pictures someday

(Newser) - The latest celebrity to jump on the "naked pregnancy photos" bandwagon: Kourtney Kardashian. She's not just pregnant, but nine months pregnant in the Du Jour photos , one of which features the reality show star wearing only what appears to be some sort of elaborate feathered necklace. A second... More »

Jennifer Lawrence: Photo Leak Is 'a Sex Crime'

She talks about her anger at leaked pictures in 'Vanity Fair'

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence has finally spoken out on her leaked nude photos, and she's not pulling any punches in a new Vanity Fair interview: "It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime. It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting." She adds that laws must change:... More »

Nude-Photo Hackers Hit 1st Male Celeb

Hulk Hogan's son Nick targeted in 4th round of photos

(Newser) - The hackers who bombarded the Internet with naked photos of hundreds of celebrities ranging from Jennifer Lawrence to Kim Kardashian have released their fourth round and it is notable for a couple of reasons. First, as TMZ reports, they've at last targeted their first male victim in Nick Hogan,... More »

Celebs Threaten Huge Suit Against Google Over Stolen Photos

Attorney likens company to NFL in Ray Rice case, says $100M case possible

(Newser) - A scathing letter from an attorney on behalf of celebs whose nude photos were stolen threatens Google with a $100 million lawsuit unless it gets more aggressive in keeping the photos off the Internet, reports the Hollywood Reporter . Among the jabs in the letter written by high-profile attorney Marty Singer:... More » What It Was Really About

Emma Watson nude photo 'threats' actually a hoax

(Newser) - If you heard that Emma Watson might be the next celebrity to have nude photos leaked to the public, well, you heard wrong. , the website threatening to release naked pictures to retaliate against Watson for her recent pro-feminism speech , is actually run by Rantic Marketing—and it was... More »

Key Redditor in Celeb Leak: My Privacy's Being Invaded

Vents frustration in Reddit chat

(Newser) - A central figure in the emergence of hacked celebrity nude photos is facing media scrutiny, and he's not particularly enjoying it. Following a Washington Post story on him, Reddit user Johnsmcjohn expressed frustration. "Why is my being on an asexuality website or an Aspergers board relevant" to his... More »

Art Exhibit Plans to Show Celebrities' Hacked Photos

Florida gallery insists it's about art, not exploitation

(Newser) - This exhibit isn't likely to get much A-list approval: Florida's Cory Allen Contemporary Art Showroom plans to include some of the recent hacked nude photos of celebrities as part of an art show titled "No Delete." The St. Petersburg gallery tells Fox News that the October... More »

Hackers Used Police Tool to Steal Celeb Photos

'Wired' reports on software that's easy to obtain

(Newser) - Hackers who stole nude photos of female celebs used software intended for police and spies to parse data from iPhones, reports Wired . "What this demonstrates is that even without explicit backdoors, law enforcement has powerful tools that might not always stay in law enforcement," a forensic tech expert... More »

Clicking on Stolen Celeb Photos Is Not Sexual Assault

'Time' columnist: Labeling it so dilutes the real meaning of the term

(Newser) - What has happened to Jennifer Lawrence, McKayla Maroney , and other celebrities who have had their nude photos splashed across the Internet is both criminal and despicable, writes Charlotte Alter at Time . And while it "is an enormous violation of personal privacy and sexual autonomy," it is not "... More »

Some of Those Celeb Nude Photos Are Child Porn

McKayla Maroney: I'm underage in stolen photos

(Newser) - Some Internet users who started out gleeful about the leak of celebrities' nude photos are now busy trying to scrub their hard drives of child porn. Lawyers for McKayla Maroney, who turned 18 in December, say the Olympic gymnast was under 18 when the photos of her were taken and... More »

Apple: Celebrity Hack Wasn't iCloud's Fault

It finds no breach in the system, calls attack 'targeted' on individuals' passwords

(Newser) - Apple has wrapped up a 40-hour investigation that began when news broke about leaked celeb photos , and it insists that iCloud is safe, reports the Verge . Hackers did indeed get access to the photos of Jennifer Lawrence and others, but those "accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack... More »

No, Jennifer Lawrence Shouldn't 'Laugh It Off'

And don't tell her she should have expected it either, say columnists

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence is getting all kinds of advice from strangers on how to handle the leak of her private photos , and two unfortunate themes have emerged, observes Amanda Hess at Slate . Lawrence should "laugh it off," and she should stop taking nude photos of herself because what did... More »

On Hunt for Nude-Photo Hackers: FBI, Apple, Reddit

'Find My iPhone' bug may be source of leak

(Newser) - Who is behind the huge leak of celebrities' nude photos ? The FBI says it is "addressing" the photo dump, Apple says it is "actively investigating" reports that its iCloud service was breached, the Los Angeles Times reports—and Reddit users are also on the case. Redditors have... More »

Celeb Photo 'Hack' Really a Sex Crime

Blaming the celebs is like blaming any sex-crime victim

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence and the other celebrities who had their personal nude photos dumped online have not merely been "scrutinized" or "hacked"—they've been sexually violated for the whole world to see, writes Van Badham at the Guardian . As a sex crime, "it deserves the same... More »

Teacher's Ill-Advised Field Trip: to Strip Club

Plus: A teaching assistant accidentally emails nude pics to students

(Newser) - Here's an extracurricular activity that won't look so great on your kid's college applications: visiting a strip club with his chemistry teacher. Travis Lechien, 31, was fired from Indiana's Hanover Central High School on Tuesday for allegedly taking teens to a strip club to celebrate a... More »

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