WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE DATA, REVENGE PORN, BLACKMAILING, AND OUR INTERNET PRIVACY

All you need to know about private data, revenge porn, blackmailing and internet privacy.

CHAMAN LAW FIRM

3/4/2022 2 min read

WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE DATA, REVENGE PORN, BLACKMAILING, AND OUR INTERNET PRIVACY

Privacy is an important aspect in an individual's life and especially when it comes to data, individuals and the group of people or organization even though the government is concerned about their data and wants to protect it from hackers and any surveillance.

Human beings value their privacy and protection to personal sphere or space of their life. They know the amount of value that how much people should know about them.

PERSONAL DATA:

Personal information or Personal data is a data which that is linked to individual persons. Examples are individual’s date of birth, sexual preferences, whereabouts, religion and also the data which has not been stated by them i.e. IP address of their computer or metadata pertaining to these kinds of information. Personal data includes the data which is considered as sensitive, important or valuable for some reasons such as secret receipts, financial data, military data or even passwords.

BLACKMAIL:

Blackmailing can be done in many spheres such as in business sphere or any other sphere which creates THREAT OF ACTION and THREAT OF DEFAMATION which may ruin individual’s life. It is an act of forcing or preventing someone to do or not to do something by using the threat on that person. For Example, demanding nude photos to avoid compromising information released online is something known as INTERNET BLACKMAIL. A lot of Internet Blackmailing starts when a hacker starts taking control over victim’s computer. Then the hacker searches for compromising information which he can use against victim and to control victim’s behavior, leading to demand of ransom.

REVENGE PORN:

Revenge porn is non-consensual distribution or online posting of sexual or intimate material like photographs and videos of a lover, present or past, often with personal information attached to it, with the intention to harm or damage the person portrayed. This crime got its name from the gross trend of jilted exes posting pictures of women who broke up with them. However, it also includes pictures that are spread by strangers, who may have hacked your phone/laptop/cloud photo storage account. Revenge porn can have huge repercussions for a victim’s relationships, career, and mental health.

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