OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma bill would give legal recourse to victims of catfishing, a practice where someone creates a fictional personal profile on a social networking site for fraudulent or deceptive purposes.
The Catfishing Liability Act of 2016 was filed Thursday in the state House of Representatives.
The bill would allow people whose photos or videos are stolen to request an automatic injunction against the person who is falsely using the images. It would also allow victims to request monetary damages.
Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.
Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.