Nov 9, 2012

The Sext Files: acting Privacy Commissioner speaks out

Victoria’s acting Privacy Commissioner is concerned about the prosecution of young people for sexting. Swinburne University student Antoinette Cunningham looks at his concerns.

Victoria’s acting Privacy Commissioner has called on State Parliament to look at urgent reform of the laws to do with sexting.

He branded them a “stain on our justice system” which led to young people being monitored as if they were “dangerous sex offenders”.

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