Apple recently announced its next iPhone update will include a feature that warns U.S. users under the age of 18 before they send or open text messages with nude photos.
That’s all well and good but why is Apple allowing users to send children under the age of 16 nude photos?
Doesn’t Apple know that sexting involving minors is strictly illegal in most states and under federal law.
Sexting is the taking, sending or receiving of nude or sexual photos or videos by electronic means, whether through a text message, social media or email.
Why doesn’t Apple understand that it may be a party to sexting to minors when it knowingly transmits nude photos to minors? Apple should block such material if it has notice, which it is admitting that it has when it warns a child who is about to open or send a nude photo.
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