If you keep them on your phone or computer you could be charged with possession.
If they go to someone in another state (and that happens really easily), it’s a federal felony.
Problem back then was text message and data limits. You can OFFICIALLY submit pictures to; 773-717-8399 … Send pictures to that, send a caption if you want also and I will post the picture in the area code you sent from, unless you specify a different one.
Online safety group the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and Microsoft, the technology giant, which worked together on the new research, said they identified nearly 4,000 images and videos in a snapshot covering three months last autumn.
If your partner is pressuring or forcing you to sext when you don’t want to, or if you sexted privately with your partner and they are breaking your trust by threatening to share your photos or texts, these are abusive behaviors. Any nude photos or videos of someone under the age of 18 could be considered child pornography, which is illegal to own or distribute. You have the right to privacy and the ability to talk to whomever you like.
You may want to explain to your partner that you have nothing to hide, but that you don’t like them going through your phone or deciding who your friends are.
While texting might be the perfect platform to say a quick “hi,” there are some things to watch out for in a textual relationship with your partner.Consider talking to your partner about giving you a little bit of space.Remember, if they’re using text messages to monitor who you’re with or where you go, that is a warning sign of abuse.Non-legal consequences: Then there’s the emotional (and reputation) damage that can come from having intimate photos of yourself go to a friend who can become an ex-friend and send it to everyone you know.Not only can they be sent around; they can be distributed and archived online for people to search for pretty much forever. Sexting can be done on any media-sharing device or technology – including email and the Web.