“Revenge Porn”, also called “Unlawful Dissemination or Publication of an Intimate Image” is a crime in New York. If you are a victim of this type of conduct, you have several rights, including the ability to file a civil lawsuit. Pursuant to the New York Civil Rights Law, a judge or jury can award injunctive relief (requiring that an action be stopped), compensatory damages, punitive damages, and reasonable court costs and attorney’s fees. The statute of limitations regarding this type of harm is 3 years from the posting of the material or 1 year after the discovery if it has been more than 3 years.