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Cyberprostitution is the process of engaging in sexual behaviors for money or other favors using the Internet and other technological devices. Cyberprostitution is of great concern because it appears to be increasing and because it poses privacy and security risks—especially for children and other vulnerable groups.

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Cyberprostitution occurs in the virtual space, with the physical interaction involving masturbation and active communication within an individual’s private space. It is conducted using sex-related communications or activities, such as sexually explicit pictures and stories, sexually suggestive emails, or sexually arousing videos, which may be live or prerecorded. Although the communication or activities may be perceived as occurring anonymously from a private location, images could be live streamed and transferred to various websites throughout the World Wide Web. However, cyberprostitution ...

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