Nov 9, 2012

The Sext Files: people should be at liberty to sext, says Liberty Victoria

There's a case for allowing people the freedom to sext, if they want to. Swinburne University student Stefan Bradley talks to libertarians.

The human rights organisation Liberty Victoria has told the parliamentary inquiry into sexting that people in “age-appropriate relationships” who participate in sexting consensually should not be charged with a crime.

The submission said it wasn’t necessary to change the Victorian Crimes Act to prevent these people from being prosecuted. Liberty Victoria’s main concern is for young people who take part in sexting, with both parties consenting, risk being placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register.

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