Texas has made sending unsolicited nude photos illegal with a new bill that went into effect on Sunday. Teaming up with the dating application Bumble to crack down on offenders who send sexually explicit pictures without the receiver's consent, the state has criminalized sharing such photos via digital platforms, including apps and messaging services. State Representative Morgan Meyer formulated House Bill earlier this year in collaboration with the dating app. The new law went into effect on September 1. Bumble's CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, approached Representative Meyer after the Texas-based company conducted a study that showed one in three women had received unsolicited sexual photos and that 96 percent of recipients were not pleased to receive the images.
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Those who send nude photos via social media or text may want to pay attention. In fact, it could soon be a crime in the state of Texas. State Representative Morgan Meyer filed House Bill which would make it a crime to send lewd pictures to unwilling addressees via online dating apps, text messages, and social media. This is becoming a bigger issue among our teenagers and young adults, and while it seems less egregious since done over text or email, we must establish that this is not acceptable by making it a punishable offense. Photo: Pixabay.
Sexting can happen on any electronic device that allows sharing of media and messages including smartphones, tablets, laptops or mobiles. In the UK the age of consent for sexual intercourse is However, it is an offence to make, distribute, possess or show any indecent images of anyone aged under 18, even if the content was created with the consent of that young person. The law is contained in section 1 Protection of Children Act The police have said that sexting by children will primarily be considered as a safeguarding issue.