Goatse. Tub Girl. Lemonparty. They’re in the internet pantheon—and sharing them (or anything else that might shock or offend) will now land you in Tennessean jail, thanks to dubious new law of theirs. The war on JPEGs begins.
The law prohibits the online distribution of any image that might “frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress” to someone who sees it. Which, really, could be virtually anything. Beyond the obvious fecal-scattering, decapitation, and other horrific things that spill forth from the internet cornucopia of perversion, the law is broad enough to affect lots of benign images.
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