New sexting laws for Victoria

New sexting laws for Victoria

ELECTRONICALLY sharing sexually explicit images of another person without their consent – also known as sexting – will become illegal in Victoria.

The government tabled its response to an inquiry into sexting in parliament on Tuesday and the legislation will also ensure youths found sexting do not end up facing child pornography charges.

Other recommendations the government will take up include more education about cyber safety and warnings for young people about the perils of sexting.

A government spokesman said the legislation will be introduced into parliament next year and penalties will be determined then.

Recommended tech articles:

It’s tragic and we know it. Microsoft’s parody video backfires by becoming one of the least funny things we’ve seen. Source: YouTube / Officevideos

Microsoft, please don’t do this ever again

This will be the last locally built version of the badge that Australians have bought for more than 50 years. It previews Ford’s new family look.

The Ford Falcon takes flight

Ever wondered about asteroids?

Eight facts you didn’t know about space

A lightning storm in Venezuela has been raging almost every night for thousands of years. Source: Wiki Commons

Never ending lightning storm defies belief

Tech