What happened to Hunter Moore?

On July 27, the streaming platform revealed the Rob and Vicki Miller documentary mini-series that relives a mother’s fight against the creator of “revenge porn” in the US.

after, after Do not deal with cats And the prankster tinder Netflix sheds light on another modern-day actor through it The most hated man on the internet. If he is not a criminal like Luka Magnotta or a narrator who destroys his victims like Simon Leviev, then Hunter Moore, by his actions, has destroyed the existence of many people. In 2010, when he was just 24 years old, this California native launched IsAnyoneUp.com dedicated to the world of the night. Quickly, after he enjoyed posting pictures of naked people, he noticed that his site was gaining popularity and opportunistically exploiting the “revenge porn” trajectory. And so, for sixteen months, he put intimate pictures of men and women on the Internet, without their consent, mentioning their identity and social networks.

Drunk by this sudden notoriety, the alleged professional vandal to other people’s lives attracts the attention of the media. On November 13, 2012, journalist Alex Morris called him “the most hated man on the Internet” in her magazine report. rolling rock . Hunter Moore makes no compromises with his victims and systematically refuses to delete the intimate photos posted on his site (because they are protected by US laws), he will find in the Charlotte law a very difficult opponent. While her daughter Kayla appears topless on IsAnyoneUp.com, she engages in a fight against California hooligans and “revenge porn” in general. By collecting dozens of testimonies from victims and evidence of computer hacking, it enabled the opening of an investigation by the FBI in 2012.

Hunter Moore in The Internet’s Most Hated Man Netflix

In an unsettled time, Hunter Moore agrees to sell his site URL for $12,000 and completely delete the data that was there for a platform that combats harassment. Before he regrets it and turns back to this rude and selfish person who has thousands of followers. But an investigation by Charlotte Luz and then by the FBI made it possible to prove that the photos posted on IsAnyoneUp.com were obtained by hacking the victims’ personal computer. In January 2014, he and his partner were indicted in federal court in California. On February 18, 2015, he pleaded guilty to gaining unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information for private financial gain and aggravated identity theft. In December 2015, Hunter Moore was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by three years of probation and a $2,000 fine.

“It was not all negative, I had a good time, but if I had to do it all over again, I would do it differently.”

Hunter Moore in July 2022

Now 36, Hunter Moore has led a more discreet presence since his release in May 2017. Banned from major social networks like Facebook and Instagram, he first dedicated himself to music (released the single Make the internet great againand write his memoirsIs everyone awake? : revenge porn story) after his release from prison. After the Netflix mini-documentary aired, he gave an interview to American YouTuber Daniel Wise. “It might sound awful but I am proud of what I have made and I am proud of the community I have created. But I wish I had used it in a different way. Obviously I am more than sorry and I would really like to apologize to the people who have been negatively affected by my site.In particular. I’ve had my time and feel like I’ve paid my debts. It wasn’t all negative, I had a good time, but if I had to do it all over again, I’d do it differently. I will definitely remove any trauma anyone had because of the website or anything negative that happened on the site because I didn’t understand it at the time. »

Hunter Moore admits that he acts like “A selfish little child, drunk with glory” Who would have needed guidance and supervision to move forward the right way. “If I had done that, my life would probably have been ten times colder, and I would probably not have gone to prison.” First involved in the process of creating a Rob and Vikki Miller documentary for Netflix, the Californian finally pulled out of the project. If he realizes he deserves blame and criticism for what he did wrong, he regrets that the exposure of his story on a global scale after the fact plunged his family and loved ones back into a whirlwind of negativity. Regarding the content of the documentary, he claims that many errors appear in it, in particular certain testimonies of the prosecution.

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