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Woman sues Facebook for $123 million over 'revenge porn'

She says no one should have to suffer the public humiliation that she has
For the first time, we are hearing from the woman who is suing over a bogus Facebook page and racy photos which she says damaged her reputation.

When Meryem Ali searched her name on Facebook in December 2013, what she saw disturbed her: See found lewd picture, her face on someone else's nude body.

"I've heard of this happening to people but I never thought it would happen to me," she said.

One picture showed the person performing a sex act. She says someone set up an imposter site, leaving settings on "public" for the world to see. Only two weeks ago did she tell her mother and father.

Ali said, "It's just so hard, because you don't want your parents to go through that either."

Ali is Muslim. Her faith, she says, values integrity and reputation. She asked us to hide her face, but she wants to expose what she says is negligence on the part of Facebook.

She says she asked the social media giant repeatedly over the course of the next four and a half months to take down the photos. They only did she says after she got police involved. They sent Facebook a subpoena while investigating.

Ali wants to know, "Why did this happen? Why didn't they take it down in a timely manner?"

Her attorney tells us the IP address came back to the home of a man she met at a conference five years ago. She says they had only a casual relationship.

Ali is suing that man and Facebook. She says she's been so humiliated that Facebook should pay her 10 cents for every user they have. That totals $123 million.

She hopes no one else has to endure the extended public ridicule which she has.
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