Sa Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act (RA 9995), mahigpit na ipinagbabawal ang pagkuha at pagpapakalat ng sexual photo or video nang walang pahintulot:
“Section 4. Prohibited Acts. – It is hereby prohibited and declared unlawful for any person:
(a) To take photo or video coverage of a person or group of persons performing sexual act or any similar activity or to capture an image of the private area of a person/s such as the naked or undergarment clad genitals, public area, buttocks or female breast without the consent of the person/s involved and under circumstances in which the person/s has/have a reasonable expectation of privacy;
(b) To copy or reproduce, or to cause to be copied or reproduced, such photo or video or recording of sexual act or any similar activity with or without consideration;
(c) To sell or distribute, or cause to be sold or distributed, such photo or video or recording of sexual act, whether it be the original copy or reproduction thereof; or
(d) To publish or broadcast, or cause to be published or broadcast, whether in print or broadcast media, or show or exhibit the photo or video coverage or recordings of such sexual act or any similar activity through VCD/DVD, internet, cellular phones and other similar means or device.
The prohibition under paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) shall apply notwithstanding that consent to record or take photo or video coverage of the same was given by such person/s. Any person who violates this provision shall be liable for photo or video voyeurism as defined herein.”Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act (RA 9995)
Ibig sabihin, kahit may pagpayag ang pagkuha ng photo or video, pero kinopya, kinalat, o ibinenta pa ito nang walang consent- malinaw na krimen pa rin ‘yan.
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