Is there anything that can be done to prevent an individual from posting X-Rated pictures and videos online, in magazines, etc?
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X-Rated pictures and videos with adults are entirely legal under the 1st Amendment. Now if you own the magazine or if the videos/pictures are of you and you did not consent then you could have a cause of action. But generally, you can't stop websites or magazines from posting videos/pictures (unless minors are involved) unless you are being harmed or defamed somehow.
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If the subject material depicts you and it was illegally obtained, you can ask for injunction from the court.
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