Hunter Moore: who is The Most Hated Man on the Internet?

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Hunter Moore created the controversial revenge porn website Is Everyone Up and is now the subject of a Netflix documentary

A three-part Netflix true crime docuseries will chronicle the vengeful crimes of Hunter Moore, the self-proclaimed “King of Revenge Porn.”

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The series includes interviews with several victims, as well as members of the investigative team. It was supposed to feature Moore himself, but he pulled out before production began.

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Instead, it’s the narration of Charlotte Laws – who launched the investigation into Moore after a topless photo of her daughter was shared on the site – that drives the series.

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Hunter Moore created Is Anyone Awake? in 2010

Who is Hunter Moore?

Also known as the most hated man on the internet, Hunter Moore was born in California, USA in 1986.

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He is a convicted criminal known for running revenge porn website Is Everyone Up? where people shared nude pictures of their former partners without their consent.

He also hired a professional hacker to hack into women’s email accounts and steal their personal photos to post on his website.

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A woman whose pictures appeared on the website attacked Moore with a pen – Moore sustained a shoulder wound that required surgery.

An investigation into Moore’s crimes was launched by the FBI in 2012, and in 2015 he pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated identity theft and aiding and abetting unauthorized access to a computer.

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In November 2015, he was sentenced to two and a half years in prison, a $2,000 fine and $145 in damages. Released from prison in May 2017.

Moore’s hacker turned out to be Charles Evens, who pleaded guilty to computer hacking and identity theft charges.

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He was sentenced to more than two years in prison and a $2,000 fine.

what was someone upstairs

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is anyone awake was a revenge porn website set up by Moore in 2010 to host nude pictures sent in by anyone.

Submissions on the site included the victim’s social media information, pictures of them clothed and pictures of them nude, sometimes engaging in sexual activity.

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The website also had a section called Daily Hate, which showed the angry reactions of victims whose pictures and personal information were shared without their consent.

Activist Charlotte Law launched an investigation into Moore after pictures of her daughter were shared on the site

Moore stated that he worked 19 hour days, five days a week to manage the site and derived income from it by posting pornography ads and selling merchandise.

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In November 2011, the site made $5,000 in profits and had 30 million page views.

In 2012, anti-bullying advocate James McGibney took over and shut down the site. The domain name now redirects to an anti-bullying website.

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In 2013, McGibney won a libel case against Moore, who had called McGibney a pedophile and threatened to rape his wife.

Where is Hunter Moore now?

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After being released from prison, Moore has kept a relatively low profile — he hasn’t uploaded anything to his YouTube account in three years.

Moore published a tell-all book – Is Everyone Up!?: The Story Behind Revenge Porn – in 2018 that was described by a Goodreads as “a terribly written, largely unedited stream of consciousness.”

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Based on his recent social media activity — he’s quite active on Twitter — Moore doesn’t seem to have any regrets about creating the site.

He has repeatedly tweeted the name of his website, shared the Netflix series trailer with the caption “LOL,” and tweeted on July 1, “I really want Twitter to be fun again but cut the Cultural Revolution thing and people are so far (sic) sensitive now.”

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