However, he insisted that the sexually explicit and pornographic video chat was consensual. An investigation revealed that on May 11, Zhidkov called an year-old girl on Skype and sexually harassed her during their video conversation by asking her to undress and persuading her to masturbate in front of the camera. The girl eventually confessed to her mother, who reported the incident to the police. Investigators began searching the social network Zhidkov used to contact the victim, and soon found him. According to the investigation, Zhidkov found his victims through Russian social network Vkontakte and started conversations with them using a fake female identity.
By Ave Mince-Didier. Sexting—the taking, sending, and receiving of nude or sexual photos or videos by electronic means, such as a text message—poses a thorny policy problem when teenagers are involved. Sharing nude photos of children can result in convictions for child pornography and other serious crimes. But what if the sharers are children, too? Child pornography laws were enacted to protect kids from sexual predators, not other kids. Some states, like New York, have diversion programs that allow teenagers who are involved in sexting to attend educational programs instead of facing tough criminal penalties.
But if someone is deliberately doing or saying sexual things that make you uncomfortable, it's probably sexual harassment. It can help to keep a record of the events that have happened. Write down dates and short descriptions in a journal. There's no single "right" way to respond to sexual harassment.
CNN Maybe you've taken a naked selfie for your significant other, or you've let someone take a photo of you in the nude. Once that kind of photo exists, it's all too easy for someone to send or post it without the subject's consent. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.