Upskirting is now illegal in England and Wales

Upskirting is now a criminal offense in England and Wales after campaigners lobbied for years for the UK government to outlaw the practice. The new legislation means that individuals convicted of photographing or videoing underneath a personís clothing without their knowledge for the purpose of sexual gratification or causing humiliation or distress face up to two years in prison. They may also be placed on the sex offenders registry. The law was approved by the UKís House of Lords earlier this year, but it officially came into force today after the bill received royal assent. Previous legislation left serious loopholes Previously, upskirting could only be prosecuted as a crime against public decency or as voyeurism, but these laws... Continue reading…

Upskirting is now illegal in England and Wales

Upskirting is now a criminal offense in England and Wales after campaigners lobbied for years for the UK government to outlaw the practice. The new legislation means that individuals ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from The Verge

'Upskirting' is now a crime in the UK

After some setbacks, the UK's bill forbidding "upskirting" has become law. The Voyeurism Act takes effect in April and gives creeps up to two years in prison if they ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Engadget

The UK now has a law against upskirting

Tue 12 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

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