This Thursday Chamber of the Chamber of Deputies is approved in general, and in particular by 112 votes in favor and five abstentions, the draft law sanctioning the act Upload images, sounds, or videos of sexual content to your network without consent when you've acquired them in privacy, also known as "Law Pack".
Proposal, that advance payments to the Senatewas created in two consolidated proposals and there is a change to Book II of the Penal Code relating to criminal offenses and simple offenses affecting the rights guaranteed by the Constitution in relation to those offenses that are contrary to respect and protection private and public life of a person and their families.
A new offense will apply to those who "record, record or retrieve images, sound recordings or audiovisual records, whether real or simulated, with content or sexual connotation, produced in public or private spaces or spaces where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy and with the consent of those who are in those registers, disseminate them in any way without first requiring and obtaining consent"
This position shall be punishable by a term of imprisonment or a minor imprisonment sentence in the middle class (med 541 days to three years and one day) and fines that may vary between 50 to 500 monthly tax units (UTM).
This sanction will be used in your case maximum When the person who carried out the conduct was or would be spouse or partner of the victimor when he or she maintained intimate relationships without coexistence.
The "legal package" was presented by the deputies Maite Orsini (RD) and Maya Fernández (PS).
And they are approved in our hall #LeyPack and now in the Senate 🙂 A firm to continue to update Chilean legislation, promote cultural change, counteract impunity and firmly protect the victims of digital violence pic.twitter.com/U0hpRuz6Ui
– Maite Orsini Pascal (@MaiteOrsini) January 10, 2019
We go ahead, today we have approved our project with the camera #LeyPacknow that we go to the Senate, we want to protect young people in their right to privacy and punish those who disseminate images or intimate videos without consent @MaiteOrsini pic.twitter.com/OVhf3AGRvI
– Maya Fernandez Allende (@Mayafernandeza) January 10, 2019
"In the law, no sanction has been laid down for those who, without the consent of the people, despite being recorded with consent, sent, expanded, I think it is good that we today give sanctions to those who spread photos," explained Fernández, President of the Senate.
Parliamentarians stressed that "there are many students in schools who are depressed or have even committed suicide, since their images were repeatedly disseminated without the consent and we do not want anyone else to lose their lives because of these events. "
According to the information provided by the Investigative Police Police Brigade Investigation Police (PDI) during the legislative procedure in the Commission for the Safety of Citizens, they are among the effects found in the victims of the crimes against privacy: psychological impairment, mood disorders, eating disorders and suicidal tendencies, in the most serious cases.
Between January 2017 and October 2018, 17% of men were victims of this type of behavior, while a 83 percent of women were victims.