‘New Alberta Tort for Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images’

“Alberta joins those provinces and the Federal government who have enacted protection for intimate images to provide a legal framework to protect those who have such images wrongfully distributed. Under the Act, Protecting Victims of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images Act, SA 2017, cP-26.9, which comes into force August 4, 2017, a person distributes an intimate image if that person knowingly publishes, transmits, sells, advertises or otherwise makes the image available to a person other than the person depicted in the image …” (more)

[Martin Kratz, Slaw, 12 June]

First posted 2017-06-13 05:35:29

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