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    Revenge Porn King Gets Two Years In Prison

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    Sarah Jeong

    Contributing Editor

    On Wednesday, Hunter Moore was sentenced to two and a half years in prison by a federal district judge in Los Angeles, California. He will also be subject to three years of supervised release afterwards, and must pay a $2,000 fine.

    Moore, the former operator of IsAnyoneUp.com, has been referred to as the “king of revenge porn.” His website hosted nude pictures that were uploaded without the subjects’ consent, often with personal information (names and contact information) accompanying them.

    The site advertised itself as a kind of user-generated content site, soliciting submissions from vengeful exes. But in truth, a considerable chunk of the pictures were acquired through hacked email accounts. In February 2015, Hunter Moore pled guilty to one count of computer hacking under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and one count of aggravated identity theft.

    His co-defendant, Charles Evens, whom Moore hired to hack email accounts, also reached a plea agreement with federal authorities in June. He was sentenced last week to two years and one month in prison, with three years supervised release. He must also pay a $2,000 fine.

    As part of Hunter Moore’s plea agreement, he must notify his probation officer of every “computer, computer-related device, screen name, password, e-mail account or ISP” he uses during his supervised release.

    Correction: This article has been corrected to accurately reflect Moore's prison time.