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Hunter Moore's new revenge-porn site is also for stalking

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BetaBeat uncovered a big detail about Hunter Moore's new revenge porn site last night.

Rendezvousing with the notorious San Francisco Web vigilante at a bar on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, BetaBeat's Jessica Roy learned that Moore's soon-to-open HunterMoore.TV will not only include all of the standard submission detail options from his old site—the recently closed IsAnyoneUp—it will also allow submitters to enter in their ex-lovers’ addresses.

"We're gonna introduce the mapping stuff so you can stalk people," Moore revealed. "I know—it's scary shit."

Yep, you're reading that correctly. Moore's new involuntary porn site—in which scorned exes can submit once-private nude photos and make them very, very public—will now cater to the stalker in everyone—everyone who frequents a site like IsAnyoneUp, at least.

The option to add an address comes in addition to the already-in-place system of entering in your subject's name, gender, city, age, and social network sites like Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube.

Just as with IsAnyoneUp, Moore's allowed to publish the aforementioned bevy of information on Huntermoore.tv because it's all user submitted content. His site's protected under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, he says, an act that provides websites with immunity from legal liability stemming from content created by others.

But adding the address component may make things a little more hairy. According to University of Maryland law professor Danielle Citron, who spoke with BetaBeat Thursday morning, Moore’s new inclusion could make it such that his site is actually facilitating the act of stalking, which is rightfully illegal.

“If he is putting up fields with someone’s address and a field ensuring that there’s a map to facilitate stalking, I think there’s an argument to be made that he is engaging in cyberstalking under federal criminal law,” Ms. Citron said. “Section 230 explicitly does not immunize federal criminal law violations.”

Is anyone up? Good question. Maybe soon you you’ll be able to drive down the street and find out for yourself.

Photo via Hunter Moore/Facebook