How does existing legislation fail to regulate this activity – and how widely or narrowly should the offence be defined?The danger is that, if poorly written, the law will criminalise the behaviour of teenagers and young people – those the law aims to protect.Sexting has been promoted further by several direct messaging applications that are available on smartphones.Among the most popular applications for this use in 2015 were Kik, Snapchat, and Whats App.The announcement raises many questions: what is the government looking to criminalise: all sexual communication with children?Or specifically messages where the adult is soliciting sexual images?
As a result of sexting being a relatively recent practice, ethics are still being established by both those who engage in it and those who create legislation based on this concept. We don’t want to lose your natural voice, or have you sound like somebody else. This: “I want you to _____________ very nicely, please and thank you.” Or this: “I want you to _____________ like you need it to LIVE.” Again: easy does it. She pleaded guilty in 2014 to transmitting obscene material to a minor, according to MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER, 50, ARRESTED FOR SEX TRYST WITH TEEN BOY STUDENT The ex-teacher received a 10-year sentence, but nine of those years were suspended, the news outlet reported Following her one year in detention, Clowdus was ordered to have a five-year probation period and ordered to register as a lifetime sex offender in addition to surrendering her teaching license.