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Is it illegal to view voyeur videos

I basically have 3 questions 1) Is it legal to view voyeuristic videos of women changing or showering that were filmed without their consent on the internet as long as the woman in question is over ...
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Finland: Criteria to judge a drawn picture child pornography (and legality of virtual child pornography in general)

According to this article on Wikipedia (and this for the source): [...] and realistic, if it resembles in a misleading manner a picture or a visual recording produced through photography or in ...
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Is furry cub porn considered pedophilia?

So, I was talking with a friend on Discord and they told me that digital drawings of furry cubs that display sexual/fetish content is both pedophilia and zoophilia and punishable by law, but this ...
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Is it illegal for a parent to watch porn in front of a minor?

We have two computers in my family’s office and let’s say I’m working on homework on one of them, my dad is almost always on the other computer. My dad always watches gay porn or shirtless male models ...
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Is any photo of a toddler without a shirt on child pornography?

The mother of my goddaughter's has many times insisted that her girls (3 and 1.5 years old) cover their nipples before she can take a photo of them if they are doing something cute or photo worthy and ...
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Is “Sabrina” child pornography?

Many years ago I recall hearing (can't exactly remember where/when, but I believe it had to do with a then still very young Brooke Shields) that "Child Pornography" laws applied, even if the actor/...
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Indictment of solicitation of child pornography

Let's say Bobby asked Sally if she wanted to trade lewd pictures when they were minors via an instant messenger. Sally flatly says no at the time, and no pictures are sent or received, with Bobby ...
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Is it ILLEGAL to download voyeuristic pornographic videos from websites?

Is it ILLEGAL to download and view voyeuristic pornographic videos from websites. KNOWING that the subjects are 18+.
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Is consuming, reposting and commenting revenge porn illegal?

Quotes from Dutch Authorities Seize Revenge Porn Site Anon-IB, Arrest Three Men Dutch police force Politie has seized the anonymous message board Anon-IB, a major hub of revenge porn and ...
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Is it illegal to run a bitcoin node in the US? [duplicate]

It recently came to light that there is child pornography hosted on the Bitcoin blockchain network. This means if you run a full Bitcoin node on a server in the united states, you will have that on ...
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Is there a jurisdiction where child pornography is not illegal?

There is somewhat recent research (PDF) which has found there to be at least links to child pornography on the bitcoin blockchain with also one one explicity file on the blockchain which may be ...
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Viewing pornography that is taken illegally

Is it legal to view pornography that is taken and uploaded illegally? For example is it illegal to view voyeur videos that have been uploaded to a site?
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Can an adult distribute pornography made when they themselves were underage?

My wife and I made a sex tape about seven years ago, at which time she may or may not have been underage. We just re-found it, and wondered whether it would be technically legal to show it to friends ...
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Hypothetically walking the line between pornography and prostitution

Throughout this question I will reference the Texas Penal Code for concrete examples as Texas is my home state. The Texas Penal Code clarifies explicitly what is considered prostitution in the state ...
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Creating image sharing app, worried about illegal image uploads [closed]

I am thinking of creating an image file sharing app. My biggest concern, is people uploading child porn. Is there any way, I can prevent this? I don't want any of my users, ever getting exposed to ...
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How can the Internet sites showing naked “teens” be within the law? [closed]

I recall years ago a commercial for VHS videos about college girls during Spring Break showing their breasts and things of that nature. The term "behaving badly" comes to mind. In any event, a news ...
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Is it illegal to send a child a naked picture of their parent?

I need to know what the law says about a person sending nude photos to a 10 year old child. The pictures are of her mom and they are being sent out of anger. The person is also calling the child's mom ...
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Legality of data “chunking” concerning child pornography

Recently, I've become interested in distributed, peer-to-peer (p2p) file sharing, including BitTorrent (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitTorrent) and the InterPlanetary File System (ipfs.io) (IPFS). This ...
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USA: Is it legal to take naked non-abusive pictures of my child?

I was wondering if it's illegal to take pictures of a baby while he's naked, for example. I'm mostly asking for babies, but it would be nice to know what age is ok to do it.
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What is the legal status of hentai Japanese visual novels and manga in the US depicting minors?

My common sense says no. If someone took a piece of paper and a pencil and drew some very detailed pictures of 2D anime people. It feels insane that that would be enough to constitute felony ...
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Distributing my own sexual photographs as a child?

Would it be illegal to distribute sexual photographs of myself as a child for free or in exchange for money given that I am an adult now?
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Can children appear in a porn movie if they're not exposed to any sexual act?

Hope it doesn't sound too creepy. Just watched a R-Rated regular movie with children actors that, even having participated, would not be allowed to watch it in the cinema (for being too violent, scary,...
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North America Server Administrator legal response to Child Pornography

I'd like to start off with pointing out that this is a hypothetical question as this has not occurred on any of my servers. I am a server administrator who owns a community forum. Assuming I found a ...
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Is an “Acceptable Use Policy” and TOS enough to protect me from personal liabilty?

I do NOT have an LLC. I'm creating a website that allows users to submit their photos and artwork for voting. (no cost for memberships) When a user signs up, they'll check a box saying they've read ...
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What are the liabilities of inadvertently copying and storing illegal pornography?

I'm a software developer who has been working on a yet-to-be released content filtering application. One of the filtering categories is of course pornography, and once upon a time I decided I was ...
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Sexting and age

This question is about sexting (a person sending a sexually explicit image of themself to a recipient by electronic means). When can the recipient get in trouble with the law if the person sending ...
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Is viewing pornographic content with questionable consent of depicted person illegal?

Many pornographic sites have a community that is uploading videos to the site. Some of the most well-known sites like pornhub.com and xhamster.com are an example for such websites. There are several ...
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Is there any legal provision in India that bans watching obscene material in private?

So far as I understand, Sections 292, 292A, 293 and 294 of the Indian Penal Code specifically criminalize circulating obscene material, unless such material is intended as art, education. Is there ...
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Is virtual child pornography illegal?

If a company made a child pornography anime (so not using real children, just drawings), would it be illegal?