A one-time threat to post an ex-paramour’s nude photos online does not constitute harassment under New Jersey’s domestic violence law, a state appeals court has ruled in reversing a restraining order.

A trial judge had found that the threat, in an e-mail to the plaintiff and her mother, was designed to annoy or alarm the recipient, even if only psychologically, thus meeting the definition of harassment in the Prevention of Domestic Violence Law.

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