Is cyber/phone sex legal or illegal if both people in each state are of the age of legal consent for real life sex?
Or does the age of consent govern all forms of sex (cyber/phone and real) ?
Carlos, known here as “Madam J-Lo,” said he started as a cybersex worker in 2011.
He said he was enticed to start his own cybersex operation two years ago because he earned easily. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70 titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media.
Can the 20 year old be criminally charged simply because he had cybersex in a chat room? So in this case it would be okay to believe the other persons age, since you cannot see or hear them and it's just words on a screen?
I had a feeling a prosecution would say that ignorance is no excuse for breaking the law...
Cybersex is the act of role-playing sexual acts or exchanging explicit sexual messages with people through chat room via the internet.Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 6) — Twenty suspected chat operators were arrested in a raid of two cybersex dens in Quezon City Wednesday night.The Quezon City Police District Director (QCPD) Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar said the cybersex dens operate under the guise of a call center business and make money by selling pornographic links.Francisco Duque, Department of Health Former Secretary; and Domingo Yap, Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President.GO NEGOSYO PHOTO RELEASE The photograph in itself is a kind of pornography of the wealthiest oligarchs, tycoons, money-magnets, business moguls, elite Industrialists, rogue capitalists, barons of industry and financial tyrants and heads of corporate conglomerates some ethical business people, call them what you will but words fail me.Authorities, armed with a search warrant, seized two desktop computers and several sex toys that the suspects used in their online shows for foreign customers, mostly from Europe and Asia.Police also recovered passports, mobile phones, bank passbooks, credit cards and wigs from the suspects, who are residents of Antipolo City in Rizal province and Metro Manila.As long as 16 is the age of consent in both states, the age gap does not matter. It doesn't matter if one is one day over the statutory age limit and the other is 100.What if someone who is aged 13 lies about their age and tells another person that they're like 20, and the other person happens to be 20 and they engage in cyber sex.The so-called chat operators pose naked for the clients."They're pretending to be models with photos and videos-nude photos and videos-and on commission basis, dito sila kumikita [that's how they get their income]," Eleazar said.The manager of a den insisted their business is legal, which operates like a call center."," he said.[Translation: We are misjudged. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan—Police said they had broken up a suspected cybersex gang in Bulacan province that, they said, had been blackmailing foreigners, who were lured into performing sexual acts online, and could have amassed up to P100 million from the illegal activity.Also, say for example a female who is aged 16 in mississippi wants to hook up with a man who is 60.