Guarantee VII - Protection of Minors
No Party shall, at any time, allow or be allowed to create, transfer, distribute, or transmit, any content which contains sexually explicit or implicit depictions of a minor. Nor shall any Party allow or be allowed to create, transfer, distribute, or transmit, any content which contains, any physical, psychological, emotional, or any other form of abuse on a minor where real Damage or Harm are a result of the creation of said content.
Don’t be a pedo. Not enough? Fine. If you are an adult, and you are sexually attracted to a minor, you are sick. I get “close in age” doctrines when it comes to personal contact. A 19 year old is not far off from a 17 year old, but the depictions of a 17 year old online could get the attention of a 45 year old, so it’s important to protect minors from known and unknown predators.
Part of me wanted to include language stating that violation of this Guarantee would remove all protection under the other Guarantees for the violator, but that would be a little much. It’s important that they feel the full weight of the legal system, not vigilante-justice because that is a slippery slope we don’t want to get started down.
The language describing actual abuse is a result of discussions with A Mad Woman Muses and Merlin Wolfhound. Channels like Daddy O Five which were created and operated with the specific purpose to profit from the physical, emotional and psychological abuse of children.
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