Porn site to pay ₹91 crore to 22 women who didn’t know videos would be posted

The women had coerced and tricked into making pornography that had released on to some of the biggest adult sites in the world without their consent, leaving some of them suicidal.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: January 04, 2020 14:19 IST
Porn site to pay ₹91 crore to 22 women who didn’t know videos would be posted

A US judge has awarded $12.7 million (over ₹91 crores) to 22 unnamed women, ruling that they got tricked into appearing in widely distributed online porn videos.
 
The women got told the videos were for a private collector or overseas DVDs and would never appear online. However, the videos got uploaded to a subscription-based amateur porn website.
 
The women got coerced and tricked into making pornography that had released on to some of the biggest adult sites in the world without their consent, leaving some of them suicidal.
 
The San Diego superior court heard evidence from the women, Jane Does 1 to 22, in a case their lawyers say has exposed the rotten underbelly of the San Diego sex industry.
 
The women told the court they had replied to ads on Craigslist asking for “beautiful college-type preppy girls” aged 18 to 22 interested in modeling. After applying for the modeling work, they received phone calls from other women who have had described as a key part of the business – reference women who pitched the idea of making porn and assured them that it would never go online.




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