'Revenge Porn:' Women's Private Photos Posted Online By Exes

Texas women fight back against a website used to post private photos.
2:21 | 01/25/13

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Transcript for 'Revenge Porn:' Women's Private Photos Posted Online By Exes
It's about women going online and then discovering compromising photos of themselves that were intended to be private but then have been posted on a very public website by ex-boyfriends. As abc's bianna golodryga reports, a group of women in texas are fighting back with a lawsuit. I was at work monday. And a friend of mine called. Reporter: It's the moment holly, a teacher's aide in texas, says her life became a living hell. Overheard people talking about a website. It's pictures, explicit photos that people have posted. And she said, you're on there. Reporter: She found seminude photos she once sent to a former boyfriend, now posted on a porn site. I just can't imagine why someone would do this to anyone. Her pictures, along with those of other women, were on texxxan.Com, a revenge porn site. Photos taken innocently for a former love interest are posted as a form of payback. There's e-mail addresses, phone numbers. Your home address, often get posted along with some of these photos. Reporter: That's what happened to marianna. He eventually got me to trust him. And I did. Reporter: She says a man she had been dating for a few months posted her private photos on the same site. He even called her, one of my exploits. I guess I didn't know people were that horrible. Reporter: This morning, these two women, along with dozens of others, are trying to reclaim their privacy. Together, they filed a petition for damages, in hopes to have a class-action lawsuit certified against texxxan.Com and its host site, godaddy. These sites are about public humiliation. I don't regret speaking publicly about it, if that's what it takes to make a change. Reporter: Word of the issue is spreading. Sites like womenagainstrevengeporn are popping up. Texxxan.Com is down. Godaddy.Com has not responded to our calls. It goes without saying. And all boyfriends become ex-boyfriends at some point. Reporter: Unless they become husbands. We're going to turn to the talk swirling around beyonce and

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