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Sexting Could Land A Quarter of American Teenagers in Jail for Child Pornography (News)

Posted on July 10, 2012, in News, Sexting

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Author: Alex Marin Date Published: July 10,2012 Find Original Article here: http://www.policymic.com/articles/10862/sexting-could-land-a-quarter-of-american-teenagers-in-jail-for-child-pornography   The recent case of 24-year-old English student Richard O’Dwyer, who could face up to 10 years in an American jail for copyright offenses, is highlighting the link between new technologies and legislation – as technology becomes more accessible and easier to use to […]

'Sexting' is related to teen group sex trend, says study (News)

Posted on January 7, 2012, in Children, Internet, News, Sexting, Sexual Violence, Societal, Teens

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Newsroom Jersey BY ADELE SAMMARCO Dec. 21, 2011 Teens having sex isn’t new, but according to researchers, teenagers who engage in group sex is an alarming new trend. A new study released by Boston University’s School of Public Health warns teen group sex is on the rise, where researchers found as many as 1 in […]

Sending of Sexual Images by Minors Isn’t as Prevalent as Expected, Study Finds (News)

Posted on December 5, 2011, in Children, Cybersex, News, Sexting, Teens, Uncategorized

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By ANAHAD O’CONNOR New York Times Dec. 5, 2011 One in 10 children ages 10 to 17 has used a cellphone to send or receive sexually suggestive images, but only 1 in 100 has sent images considered graphic enough to violate child pornography laws, a new study found. The results of the study, published on Monday in […]

The Sex Addiction Epidemic (Opinion)

Posted on November 28, 2011, in Addiction, Brain Science, Internet, Opinion, Psychological, Sexting, Societal, Women

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The Daily Beast by Chris Lee Nov. 25, 2011 Valerie realized that sex was wrecking her life right around the time her second marriage disintegrated. At 30, and employed as a human-resources administrator in Phoenix, she had serially cheated on both her husbands—often with their subordinates and co-workers—logging anonymous hookups in fast-food-restaurant bathrooms, affairs with […]

Just Kids Being Kids? Sexting And Peer-to-Peer Porn (News)

Posted on November 23, 2011, in Children, News, Sexting, Societal, Teens, Women

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ABC by Nina Funnell Nov. 22, 2011 Historically debates about children and pornography have tended to play out in two directions. Either children are discussed as being the victims used in illegal child pornography, or alternatively they are constructed as the damaged consumers of adult pornography which they inadvertently or deliberately access. Both the “exploited victim” […]

Police concerns over sexting epidemic (NEWS)

Posted on August 31, 2011, in Children, Cybersex, News, Relationships, Sexting, Societal, Teens

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Find original article here: http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/news/local/news/general/police-concerns-over-sexting-epidemic/2273540.aspx?storypage=2 LATROBE Valley police are taking an educational approach in a desperate bid to curb the sexting “epidemic” in the region. Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages or photographs primarily between mobile phone users. Morwell police detective Senior Constable Sarah Miller said the sudden rise in school sexting scandals […]

Harm to Children from Online Exposure to Hardcore Adult Pornography (Research)


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In Paris Adult Theater I v. Slaton, 413 U.S. 49, 57 (1973), the U.S. Supreme Court held that there are “legitimate [governmental] interests at stake in stemming the tide of commercialized obscenity, even assuming it is feasible to enforce effective safeguards against exposure to juveniles.” [Italics added] In other words, even if we were to […]

Portage teen uses girl’s nude photo as threat for not getting sax (News)

Posted on April 18, 2011, in Children, News, Sex Trafficking, Sexting, Societal, Teens

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A Portage High School student is facing a charge of possessing child pornography after a fellow student accused him of threatening to post a nude picture of her if she didn’t give him her saxophone, according to Portage police.   More here: http://www.suntimes.com/4814786-417/portage-teen-uses-girls-nude-photo-as-threat-for-not-getting-sax.html Author: Teresa Auch Schultz Date of publication: 4/14/2011

Do As I Say, Not As I Text! (News)

Posted on July 15, 2010, in Children, Family, News, Sexting, Societal, Teens

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A recent LG mobile phone survey revealed the texting habits of adults and teens. The survey found that many parents are engaging in the types of behaviors they want their teens to refrain from. Twenty-eight percent of parents admit to “sexting” and forty-four percent of parents said that they text while driving. However, most parents […]

Parents Challenged to Test Web Savvy (News)

Posted on June 2, 2010, in Children, Cybersex, Internet, News, Sexting

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Title: Parents Challenged to Test Web Savvy
Publication: WND (formerly WorldNetDaily)
Author: Rebekah Falkenstein
Date: 05/29/2010

Mom and dad, how Web savvy are you? And do you know enough to protect your children from the labyrinth of graphic pornography, cyberbullying, “sexting” and other forms of predation that is flooding computers, Blackberries and even phones these days? The nonpartisan nonprofit Enough is Enough, which leads in the battle to protect children from […]