Some of the crimes which usually result in a mandatory sex-offender classification are: a second prostitution conviction, sending or receiving obscene content in the form of SMS text messages (sexting)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_offender

Wait... How is "sexting" a "sex crime" or "sex offense"? Is it implying that it's done to a minor? Has the article been vandalized?


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Because in some jurisdictions it is

While sexting underage subjects is pretty much a crime universally, sexting of anyone is illegal in many jurisdictions, For example, in most countries that follow Sharia law.

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