Social media users looking to send explicit pictures to someone could find themselves in trouble with the law. Since September first, it is now illegal to send sexually explicit pictures without the consent of the person who receives them. The law also known as House Bill , makes it illegal to send unsolicited pictures through dating apps, text messages, social media, e-mail, and other electronic platforms. HB makes Texas one of the first states to take a stand against sending sexually explicit images. Telemundo at 5.
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As states push to criminalize the sharing of intimate photos to get revenge on former sex partners, Texas is teaming with Bumble to crack down on people who send unsolicited nude images on dating apps and elsewhere in cyberspace. The new Texas law banning so-called cyber flashing comes after state Rep. Morgan Meyer of Dallas collaborated with the Austin-based social and dating application company to shepherd a bill earlier this year. It wasn't a criminal offense - although it was definitely digital sexual harassment. The law set to take effect Saturday forbids what is often characterized as technology-enabled sexual harassment. Meyer said the law targeting unwanted images will apply to text messages, email, dating apps and social media. A survey by Pew Research Center found women encounter sexual harassment online at much higher rates than men.
New Texas law criminalizes sending unwanted explicit nude photos
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With summer in full swing, it's natural to want to shed your layers, especially when temperatures hover near Go Topless , an international topless advocacy group, says Texas is one of 36 states where "top freedom is in effect," or where no laws directly prohibit public toplessness. Austin is the only city in Texas to pass the "topless test," according to gotopless. In San Antonio women who go topless in public can be arrested under one of three penal codes, public lewdness , indecent exposure or disorderly conduct if it appears the public could be offended by the display, a representative from the San Antonio Police Department said.