"Furthermore, all of GCHQ's work is carried out in accordance with a strict legal and policy framework which ensures that our activities are authorised, necessary and proportionate, and that there is rigorous oversight, including from the secretary of state, the interception and intelligence services commissioners and the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee.All our operational processes rigorously support this position," the GCHQ said in a statement."You take a risk that it's jail bait" at the other end of the text message, she said.Cohen also said that Weiner texting with the teen even after his latest scandal last month is "very very troublesome for his own child and everybody else's child." She said the matter has moved beyond Weiner, his estranged wife Huma Abedin and the custody of their 4-year-old son.Morris Fodeman, a former federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, said it’s a federal crime “to knowingly send obscene material through the mail or over the internet to a minor under the age of 16 years of age.” Anthony Weiner allegedly sexted with 15-year-old girl “There has been much debate in the courts over the years about what constitutes ‘obscene,’ but certainly if the description of these chats is accurate and he knew the person he was chatting with was under 16, there may be criminal exposure here for Mr. Criminal and matrimonial lawyers said they expect police and the city Administration for Children’s Services to be more aggressive now that Weiner may be interacting with a minor.ACS started investigating Weiner last month after another of his sexting partners shared a picture he sent her of him aroused in his underwear as his young son slept next to him.
"Now you're in the ‘Oh my God’ area." "I would think it's time for some kind of police action," Felder said.
Also, the fact that the Yahoo software allows more than one person to view a webcam stream without necessarily sending a reciprocal stream means that it appears sometimes to be used for broadcasting pornography," the report cited the leaked classified documents.
With no discussion or details about possible age, gender, or nationality of the monitored Yahoo webcam chats, it is only clear that the snooping done by GCHQ is the worst possible nightmare of those who engaged in sexually, provocative chats.
Based on the leaked NSA documents, about three to 11 percent of the captured images fall into what can be classified as "undesirable nudity." The implementation of Optic Nerve did not have any attempt on the exclusion of explicit images except that it did not store images without faces.
However, there was also no guarantee that these messages cannot be accessed by GCHQ staff, which was warned about the kind of images analysts may see.The 15-year-old has reportedly not gone to police over the texts, but Robert Gottlieb, a former prosecutor who is now a prominent criminal defense lawyer, said the police "have discretion about what to do" and "the fact that there is no complaint filed does not prevent the police from investigating." Anthony Weiner admits he's facing Children's Services probe Gottlieb said that wouldn’t stop cops from getting involved.Police “have discretion about what to do” and “the fact that there is no complaint filed does not prevent the police from investigating.” He added that both the cops and ACS are mandated under state law to investigate "if there is any evidence that a child could be in jeopardy." Harriet Cohen, a seasoned matrimonial lawyer, said high school kids as a group are increasingly "extreme graphic" on the internet, indulging in "risque behavior at younger and younger ages" — and Weiner was "acting in the role of predator" with this stream of texts.A portion of the document purportedly discusses the potential of the Kinect camera of the Xbox, which can be part of an even wider target.