March 9, 1986 |
Sacramento, California, United States
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, internet personality|
Is Anyone Up?
Moore started the website in 2009. It featured revealing photos and videos of real men and women, linked to their social networking profiles on Facebook or Twitter. Many of the subjects were outraged by the publicity, claiming that the explicit photos had been hacked from their personal computers or shared with former boyfriends or girlfriends, and that the photos had been posted as form of revenge. Because of this, the site's content became known as "revenge porn", but in an investigation by Charlotte Laws, a substantial portion of victims contacted stated that the pictures were outright stolen (40% had their computer or phone hacked only days before their pictures appeared on Moore's website) and another 12% stated that the pictures were fabricated, with their faces photoshopped onto or posted next to shots of nude bodies that were not theirs. The site attracted a great deal of attention, some of it salacious, much of it condemnatory.
Moore claimed that the website attracted 30 million page views monthly as well as yielding $10,000 a month in ad revenue.
On March 8, 2013, Bullyville founder James McGibney won a $250,000 defamation judgment against Moore.
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