On the cold nights of December 2016, A 16-year old girl took a disturbing three-second video of her 17-year old friends having sexual intercourse which she posted to the Social media application referred as Snapchat, all of her 200+ contacts saw the story.
At her friend’s house the 16-year old teenager filmed her two 17-year-old friends having sexual intercourse and posted it on the social media app Snapchat, the story quickly spread with screenshots and posts of it on Facebook and many other social media application.
Approximately, two hours after the incident the two 17-year-olds requested the 16-year-old to delete the clip, but it was too late.
On April 19th, 2017, at the Sandefjord district court, the 16-year-old was prosecuted with the following charges; distributing child pornography and, production of child pornography.
After deliberation, the 16-year-old was sentenced to 60 days of imprisonment and had to pay a fine of 10 thousand NOK.
She clearly made a mistake by posting the video of her friends having sexual intercourse, some are happy with the court’s decision for giving her the punishment she deserved.
Håkon Letvik (2017, April 19). 16 år gammel jente dømt for å ha filmet og spredt sexvideo på Snapchat. Aftenposten. Retrieved from http://www.aftenposten.no
Kirsti Guttormsen (2016, November 10) Høyesterett med dom i Snapchat-saken: – En svært viktig dom. Politiet. Retrieved from https://www.politi.no