Revenge Porn Is a Crime

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South Africa – The past two weeks have seen a series of sex tapes rocking social media, sparking widespread controversy and debate amongst social media users.
In one video a young man and woman are seen having sexual intercourse while the young man is recording a video, later on social media revealed that the young man who took video while having sex with the young woman’s name is Thabang who has apparently been killed by an angry mob.
In just less than two weeks another video has surfaced of two young people engaging in a sexual activity while the young man is video taping the scene…it is difficult to say if the young woman who was bending over knew that she was being recorded.
According to social media the young woman in the video is Masego, the video has yet again sent South Africans to the debating arena.
What most people don’t know is that – on 02 October 2019, President Cyril Ramphosa passed and implemented four bills into law.
“One of the bills is – The Film and Publications Amendment Bill known as “Internet Censorship Bill” which includes harsher rules protects child from viewing disturbing and harmful content”.
Some of the changes into the bills include Revenge Porn – The bill stipulates that; any person who knowingly distributes private sexual photographs and films without prior consent and with intention to cause the said individual harm shall be guilty of an offence and liable upon conviction.
This includes a possible fine not exceeding R150,000 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years and/or to both a fine and imprisonment not exceeding two years. Where the individual is identified or identifiable in said photographs and films, this punishment rises to a R300,000 fine and/or imprisonment not exceeding four years;
Hate speech: The bill states that any person who knowingly distributes in any medium, including the internet and social media any film, game or publication which amounts to propaganda for war, incites imminent violence, or advocates hate speech, shall be guilty of an offence. This includes a possible fine not exceeding R150,000 and/or imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years;

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