What better way to do so than to upload an image on to your favourite social media page? What may be considered a sweet and innocent gesture to all budding parents out there has now received some legal attention with some drastic implications. So what does the law say?
I know this. And yet in Octoberswept away with the excitement of the birth of my son and probably a little sleep-deprivedI made a terrible mistake. I took a photo of the two of them lying side by side; one in a red Baby-gro, the other in white.
His 2-year-old daughter, Stella, completely naked, jumps on an unmade motel bed, joy blooming across her face. You may have even posted a photo just like it of your own kid. Or maybe you shared a snapshot of your little one, frolicking outside, lifting her dress — in that unselfconscious way every toddler does.
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By Aislinn LaingJohannesburg. South Africa 's National Prosecuting Authority has warned parents posting pictures of their children either naked or semi-dressed on social media that they could face prosecution under pornography laws. The NPA said that while the intent may be innocent, such posts are considered child pornography and the images could be abused by others.
I especially like his comment on the law and not just because he mentions me :. This is an analysis of the law as it is. It is not a comment on what the law ought to be.
Police discovered Michael Jackson had a large collection of pornography, which allegedly included images of children, animal torture and gore, reportedly used in his bid to seduce young boys. The police report describes several of the materials found at Jackson's estate and notes that many of the books and images "can be used as part of a 'grooming' process by which people those seeking to molest children are able to lower the inhibitions of their intended victims and facilitate the molestation of said victims. One of the books found in Jackson's possession was titled, Room to Playwhich "contained numerous photographs of children.
This resource sheet provides information about safety and good practice when images of children and young people are displayed online. It outlines the legal obligations for Internet users who post images of children and young people on the Internet, and some of the emerging issues associated with the displaying of online images by children and young people. Guidance is also provided for supporting children and young people to be safe online. Throughout this paper, a child or young person refers to a person under the age of 18 years.
A dozen cases in just six weeks of sexting going wrong as nude selfies are circulated. Children as young as eight have been sharing nude pictures of themselves online, Gloucestershire police have revealed. And officers want parents to talk to their children about the dangers of 'nude selfies' which can end up being widely circulated and could lead to blackmail, bullying and emotional distress.