Sexting among minors, even when totally consensual, is technically legal, but is often prosecuted using child pornography laws. The offence can only be prosecuted with the leave of the Director of Public Prosecutions a national official but police do consider themselves obliged, where such self-photography by young people comes to their notice usually, however, through picture messaging to investigate and issue formal cautions that count as a criminal record. Is sexting legal? Here's everything you have to know before hitting send - HelloGiggles
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