A county district attorney in Pennsylvania has threatened to file felony child pornography charges against three teenage girls for pictures that they took of themselves, even though the girls' lawyers say the pictures are clearly not sexually explicit and do not meet the legal definition of child porn. Skumanick won't show the pictures to anyone, including the girls' lawyers, but according to the reported descriptions , one picture shows two of the girls flashing the peace sign in their bras, and the other picture shows a girl wrapped in a towel with her breasts exposed after stepping out of the shower. Unless there's something very significant being deliberately left out of those descriptions, it sounds pretty obvious that the pictures do not meet the definition of child pornography, which requires sexual explicitness, not just nudity. Skumanick may even sound like a buffoon for threatening to prosecute the girls over those pictures, but his overreaching is probably an example of the "context syndrome" that I referred to in writing about a Wikipedia article about a CD showing a naked underage girl on the cover.
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They own your image. When Stephanie dropped this sage wisdom back in , smartphones were just beginning their meteoric rise. Soon, many women would feel perfectly comfortable sending sexually charged iPhone pics to their partners Who could have predicted, in those innocent college years, an era where the whole world would bear witness to naughty selfies of Kim Kardashian 's famous backside, or of A-list celebrity pictures being leaked to the masses? As for me? I can't take part.
Will Snapchat's new update stop people from sexting using the app?
You might want to stop sending photos of your junk to other people on Snapchat. It's not as private as you think. And it could ruin your life if you don't know what you're getting into. For those of you who don't know, Snapchat is a photo SMS service that lets you set the lewd photo you irresponsibly beamed across town to self-destruct after just a few seconds.
I promise. But wait, I love porn. I can also talk about safe consumption of porn without missing a beat, but sexting and teens still freaked me out.