AceShowbiz - Scarlett Johansson is urging women, who find themselves victims of fake porn, to take action.
The actress is no longer phased by bogus porn footage that features her image and likeness without her consent, because she convinced her fans and followers are savvy enough to realise she would never appear in an X-rated film, but she feels for regular women, who find themselves photoshopped into sex tapes.
"Clearly this doesn't affect me as much because people assume it's not actually me in a porno, however demeaning it is," "The Avengers" star told The Washington Post. "I think it's a useless pursuit, legally, mostly because the internet is a vast wormhole of darkness that eats itself. There are far more disturbing things on the dark web than this, sadly."
"I think it's up to an individual to fight for their own right to the their image, claim damages, etc... It's a fruitless pursuit for me but a different situation than someone who loses a job over their image being used like that."
And she urges all women to "protect their identities and personal content", adding, "The Internet is just another place where sex sells and vulnerable people are preyed upon. And any low level hacker can steal a password and steal an identity. It's just a matter of time before any one person is targeted."