But their publication has touched off a larger discussion on the state of privacy and civil liberties on the Internet.
Some privacy advocates are focusing on the role that big tech companies play in policing — or not policing — users who repeatedly push the boundaries of taste, or those who post controversial content like the videos of the beheadings of the journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff. Hilton published a video on You Tube, in which he expressed remorse that he had publicized the photos.
Hilton helped a trove of nude celebrity photos spread like wildfire across the Internet over Labor Day weekend.
There they quickly became trading fodder among the sites’ regulars.
"But yet the people I knew in my everyday life, they [didn't realize] their faux pas, their missteps, and since they knew me it was that much harder because the comments felt personal."To see Ratajkowski’s topless pic with pal Kim Kardashian, watch the clip below!
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"I always post sexy pictures, but have never really gone nude."In the pics, which ET has blurred in places, the youngest Jenner sister is sporting long blonde hair and sparkling face paint over her left eye while wearing an Art School see-through yellow frock and high heels.