/ Jul 15, 2016

U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to criminalize 'revenge porn'

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced long-stalled legislation on Thursday that would make it a federal crime to share sexually explicit material of a person online without the subject’s consent. The “Intimate Privacy Protection Act” is an effort several years in the ...

/ Mar 25, 2016

Pupils as young as 7 caught sexting in Britain

More than 60 percent of school staff in Britain are aware of teens aged 13 to 16 sharing sexual material online, and pupils as young as 7 have been caught “sexting,” a study said Friday. The report from teaching union NASUWT union found that ...

/ Aug 11, 2015

Couples who sext have better sex: study

Couples who send each other sexually suggestive or explicit images by phone, commonly known as “sexting,” have better sex, according to a study presented to a psychology convention in Toronto. The practice is often portrayed as risky, yet American researchers found it is widespread ...

/ Feb 13, 2015

'Revenge porn' law passed in England, Wales

A new law banning “revenge porn,”sexually explicit images shared online by a former partner without their ex’s consent, was passed in England and Wales on Thursday. The law means that people caught sharing such images on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter or ...

/ Mar 16, 2014

Machu Picchu tourists told to stay clothed

Peru has boosted surveillance at popular archaeological sites to counter a new trend of tourists taking nude photos at Machu Picchu. Tourists have been posting the shots on blogs, prompting a statement from the Cultural Ministry rejecting “any disrespectful act committed by visitors” to ...