Netflix has been indicted in Texas via lewd depiction of children in their 'documentary' Cuties.
And for those who think otherwise, consider the following:
18 USC §2423 (a) prohibits knowingly transporting a minor in interstate or foreign commerce with the intent that the minor engages in prostitution or in any sexual activity.
18 USC §2252A defines activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography.
18 U.S. Code §2256. Child pornography definitions include "graphic or simulated lascivious exhibition of the anus, genitals, or pubic area of any person [under the age of eighteen years]."
U.S. v. Kemmerling, 285 F.3d 644 (8th Cir. 2002): A picture is "lascivious" only if it is sexual in nature. Thus, the statute is violated, for instance, when a picture shows a child nude or partially clothed, when the focus of the image is the child's genitals or pubic area, and when the image is intended to elicit a sexual response in the viewer.
U.S. v. Horn, 187 F.3d 781 (9th Cir. 1999) reh, en banc, den. A depiction is lascivious when the child is nude or partially clothed, the focus of the depiction is child's genitals or pubic area, and the image is intended to elicit a sexual response in the viewer.
The Supreme Court held in Osborne v. Ohio 495 U.S. 103 (1990), that it is constitutionally permissible to ban the possession and viewing of child pornography.
This is going to be the beginning of the end. Netflix $9 billion in stock because of this. Not to mention a ton of subscribers.
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