So called " revenge porn " gained awareness in the late s in the press through initial lawsuits by victims who had images and video of them either nude or in intimate acts posted on the internet. However, with the rise of Web 2. The term refers both to how porn is made, with simple cameras and a documentary style, and how it is distributed, mostly for free, in web communities or Usenet newsgroups. This was both expensive and risky as the processing laboratory might report the film to the police depending on their local laws. Revenge porn The advent of amateur and self-produced pornography has given rise to civil suits and newly identified and defined criminal activity. Ellis Rubin acted as defense council and contended that Willets' nymphomania was caused by the use of Prozac. By March searches for "porn" and "tube" returned million results on Google. Video hosting service "tube" websites feature free user-uploaded amateur pornography,  and have become the most visited pornography websites on the internet. There are sites with an open or "closed until verification" community where you can freely share your own pictures or watch amateurs videos directly from those who record them. Text is much easier to disseminate than images and so from the early s amateurs were contributing stories to usenet groups such as alt. October Main article: Story submission and rating depends on registration as a user, but this is also usually free. Photographs[ edit ] The introduction of Polaroid cameras in the s allowed true amateurs to self-produce pornographic photography immediately and without the need for sending them to a film processor, who might have reported them as violations of obscenity laws. The term was invented by Sergio Messina , who first used it at the Ars Electronica Symposium in , and was subsequently adopted by a number of authors and experts. In the end, they pleaded guilty and both were convicted, although Kathy has gone on to a career in the adult film industry. Amateur pornography began to rapidly increase in the s, with the camcorder revolution, when people began recording their sex lives and watching the results on VCRs. Jeffrey was a deputy sheriff in Broward County, Florida who had recorded his "nymphomaniac" wife's sexual exploits with up to eight men a day.