Over the weekend, the rogue photo forum site, 4chan, hosted a photo dump by a number of anonymous users that included more than nude images of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, and possibly dozens of other female celebrities. A spokesperson for Jennifer Lawrence announced plans to prosecute anyone who posts or shares the images. The FBI is investigating the crime, and the alleged original hacker is on the run. The hacking itself is a criminal act under both federal and state law, and can be prosecuted as either a misdemeanor or a felony.
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Leaked nude celebrity photos had been on internet black market for a WEEK
The hacked nude photographs leaked online of actresses including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton have been traded on the Internet for at least a week and could be just the tip of the iceberg of stolen celebrity pictures. Exchanged on the deep web black market and deviant message boards specializing in stolen 'revenge porn' photography, the compromising pictures have been used as a currency of sorts among perverted members of these forums. Indeed, in the aftermath of Sunday's mass dumping of naked pictures, these boards have descended into anarchy and infighting, with a civil war erupting between those who leaked the pictures and those furious their sordid, secret game has been thrown into the public eye.