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        5/19/2013, Sivan 10, 5773

      C'tee: Ban Distribution of Sexual Material on Internet


      The Ministerial Committee on Legislation unanimously endorsed, Sunday, a bill to prevent the distribution of sexual material on the internet. The bill, authored by Member of Knesset Yif'at Kariv (Yesh Atid) would include social networks.

      The bill would extend the law against sexual harassment to include pictures taken and distributed without a person's knowledge or against his or her will. The punishment would be up to five years imprisonment.