Voyeurism, Digital

A voyeur is a person who enjoys seeing and talking, or writing, about something that is generally considered to be private or a person who gets sexual pleasure from watching others interact (generally in a sexual manner), in secret. Within psychology, voyeurs are generally considered to fall within the paraphilias as a psychological sexual disorder. Voyeurs may become involved with the legal system and may be incarcerated or be supervised on probation or parole. Digital is characterized by technology (specifically computers and related devices). Thus, digital voyeurism refers to the viewing of an individual’s (or several individuals’) personal life and gaining some form of pleasure from watching from the sidelines or from watching and discussing with others. The simple and affordable technology that allows for ...

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