If you know or should have known that a person was a minor and you knowingly sent him or her explicit or obscene matter, you are in violation of California Penal If the prosecution is able to prove these four things, you could be facing severe consequences.
A violation of California Penal Code Section 288.2 is a “wobbler.” This means that it can be charged either as a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the facts of your case and your criminal record.
An i OS app that is used if you don’t want anyone to know that you downloaded a privacy app.
The icon is disguised as “My Utilities,” so no one will ever guess there are private photos tucked away in your phone.
Texting, instant messaging and chat rooms use a strange, new language that’s filled with abbreviations and acronyms designed to quickly communicate and easily disguise a myriad of sex and drug terminology. Some of the abbreviations and acronyms have been created so that kids can continue their conversation with friends while a parent is watching over their shoulder, confident the old folks are clueless.
For example, if you saw your daughter sending the text message, “PAW GYPO & Ill GNOC later” would you know she just scheduled a time for a naked video camera session after you go to bed for the night?
Internet horror stories passed around on forums and other sites to disturb and frighten readers.
The parents messaged Kumar through Tango saying, “don’t text this phone again.” Kumar allegedly responded by saying, “Okay baby, I love you.” Afterwards, he continued sending lewd and sexually explicit voice and video messages.
Michigan State Police are currently attempting to track down this man.
This case is an example of how apps such as Tango and Whats App can be particularly dangerous because you may not know the age of the person you are chatting with.
They also make sending sexually explicit materials very easy, which can lead to serious legal consequences.