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SACRAMENTO — Today, Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) introduced legislation to make the distribution of revenge porn a felony and require anyone convicted of the crime to register as a sex offender. Further, it will make it a misdemeanor to threaten to distribute sexually explicit content with the intent to hurt someone’s reputation. “Distributing revenge porn is a sex crime. We need to start treating it like one,” said Lackey. “The long-term consequences of this crime are devastating for victims. It’s time for California to send a message that victimizing someone by publishing intimate…