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Law Summary

In Tennessee it is illegal to to post images online that cause “emotional distress” “without legitimate purpose”.

Full Text of the Law

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-17-308(a)(4), is amended by deleting the language "Communicates with another person" and by substituting instead the language "Communicates with another person or transmits or displays an image in a manner in which there is a reasonable expectation that the image will be viewed by the victim."

The bill that was passed on June 3rd, 2011

The law referenced: 39-17-308

About This Law

Discussion of this law on the Volokh Conspiracy.

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