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Revenge porn website operator Hunter Moore sentenced to 30 months in prison

He will also have to pay a $2,000 fine

Hunter Moore, operator of the now-defunct revenge porn website Is Anyone Up, has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison. At the completion of the sentence, Moore will be subject to three years supervised release, in which he will be required to log every "computer, computer-related device, screen name, password, e-mail account or ISP" with his probation officer, Motherboard reports. He must also pay a $2,000 fine.

He faced up to seven years in prison

Is Anyone Up subsisted on hosting nude photos posted without the subjects' consent. The photos were often accompanied by identifying information like full names and contact info. While the site promoted itself as a place for user-submitted content (bitter exes were the main target), Moore was found to be paying for photos obtained from hacked email accounts. Last year, Moore was arrested by the FBI for accessing "a protected computer without authorization to obtain information for private financial gain."

Earlier this year, Moore plead guilty to felony hacking charges as part of a plea agreement with federal prosecutors. The resulting two-and-a-half-year sentence is much shorter than the possible seven years he was facing. The mandatory minimum sentence was two years.

At the end of last month, Moore's partner Charles Evens, who admitted to stealing nude photos from hundreds of email accounts, was sentenced to two years and one month in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, Motherboard reports.