Her husband sexually assaults her in her sleep, she discovers the video on PornHub

In Alberta, Canada, a woman found out that her husband had drugged and raped her while she slept, all while filming her … The video was shown on PornHub.

It was in August 2020 that Rachel, 38, discovered that her husband had drugged, raped and filmed her while he slept three years earlier. It was when she came across a video of her assault available on the pornographic site Pornhub that she learned the facts. Separated from her husband, she found this video on a hard drive, along with photos of her assault: “Watching the video that night made me sick and that feeling never went away” she told AFP, relayed by The essential.

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In total, his sexual assault was viewed by over 200,000 people: “After that, I just stopped counting, because it kept going on and on. There were dozens of pages on Google with the video, “she said. Noting the keywords used such as “sleeping pill” or “sleep”, the victim deduced that she was drugged. Rachel filed a complaint the day after this discovery. A few days later, the video was gone. However, the young woman remains worried: “Once it’s there, it’s there forever. ” Indeed, Pornhub users had the option to download this content.

This isn’t the first time Pornhub has been in turmoil. In December 2020, the New York Times revealed an investigation accusing the site of disseminating videos of rape and sexual assault. This Thursday, June 17, 2021, in the United States, 34 women filed a complaint against the site and its parent company, MindGeek. Rachel’s story recalls the problem posed by the fantasy of “sex while sleeping” which is, in reality, rape, and in this specific case revenge porn. The video of this assault having been broadcast without the consent of the victim.

Melanie Bonvard

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