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Law Summary

In Tennessee it is illegal to to post images online that cause â??emotional distressâ? â??without legitimate purposeâ?.

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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