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28-7-2022  

B y Suman suthar     

One guy is The Most Hated Man on the Internet. Netflix's three-part docuseries explores how he became vilified and how one mother took him down.

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Hunter Moore created IsAnyoneUp? to review clubs. The site became a hotspot for sharing sexual images of victims without their consent. The site became one of the internet's most poisonous swiftly. Moore declined Netflix's docuseries, but he's been active since his prison sentence.

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Moore is the originator of revenge porn, according to Rolling Stone. He's one of its first and best-known practitioners. Moore created the 2010 revenge porn site IsAnyoneUp?, which let users share graphic images of people without their knowledge.

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The website and community went farther. Users often posted victims' true names, addresses, and social media accounts on this site. Moore encouraged users to dox and contributed to the site's ridicule.

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Moore compared himself to Charles Manson, according to The Guardian. He said he and IsAnyoneUp? were protected by the same laws as Facebook's users. Moore was finally held liable for his acts, but that was partly accurate.

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Charlotte Laws, the mother of one of the victims, told the FBI that Moore illegally stole some of the site's images. After a two-year investigation, Laws gathered evidence from more than 40 victims on the site. FBI's Los Angeles Internet Crime branch raided Moore's Sacramento home. 

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Moore threatened to buy a first-class plane ticket, enjoy an exquisite dinner, buy a gun in New York, and kill whoever leaked the story to the Village Voice. I'm pissed.”

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Moore and Charles "Gary Jones" Evans, the real hacker, were charged with conspiracy to "enter a secured computer without authorisation" Moore pleaded guilty in 2015 to aggravated identity theft and computer hacking. 

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He received 2.5 years in jail, 3 years of supervised release, a $2,000 fine, and $145.70 in restitution. Evens admitted hacking and ID theft. During his trial, he confessed hacking hundreds of women's emails and selling Moore their intimate photographs. Evens got 21 months in jail.

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