Monday 14 June 2021

“Karina Bolaños” Bill Against Posting Compromising Images Without Consent

Movimiento Libertario legisaltor José Alberto Alfaro | FOTO: JOHN DURÁN
Movimiento Libertario legisaltor José Alberto Alfaro | FOTO: JOHN DURÁN

COSTA RICA NEWS – A bill introduced by legislator for the Movimiento Libertario, José Alberto Alfaro, would sanction with up to four years in prison the dissemination of intimate images of a person without their consent.

The proposal,  dubbed the “Karina Bolaños” bill, seeks to amend Article 196 bis of the Penal Code criminalizing revenge porn“, according to Alfaro.

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The legislator said the proposal arose from several cases like the Bolaños.

video-aparece-Karina-Bolanos-internet_PREIMA20120801_0063_37In July 2012, then the deputy minister of Youth, a video of Karina Bolaños laying on a bed and in intimate wear was posted on the social media. The event, besides the personal embarrassment, cost Bolaños her job. She was fired by then President Laura Chinchilla in August 2012.

Consulted by the press, Karina Bolaños was excited to learn about the initiative, saying that it will give a person the tools to defend themselves from a similar situation she went through.

“There are the courts, but no law that actually protects us. Such a law would be an incredible support,” said Bolaños.

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With respect to her situation, Bolaños explained her case is in the hands of the court. Bolaños added that she was recently informed that the case is going to trial because of new evidence against the person who posted the video.

Source: Ahora.cr

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