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cybersex

(sī'bĕr-seks),
Sexual stimulation through use of computer-based sexual images or exchanges.
[cyber-, pertaining to electronic computing, fr. G. kybernaō, to pilot, steer, + sex]
A form of long-distance eroticism in which one’s sexual fantasies are relayed to another participant in a real-time computer chat forum, who may self-stimulate himself/herself to a point of sexual gratification
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Citing the United Nations Children's Fund, De Lima said the Philippines receives more than 3,000 reports of possible cybersex trafficking cases every month.
According to the International Justice Mission (IJM), the number of rescue and arrest operations related to the cybersex trade in the Philippines went up from 17 in 2015 to 51 in the first nine months of 2018.
They raided suspected cybersex dens in two shanties in Angeles, City, central Luzon, Philippines and arrested parents and rescued 12 children aged five and 15, in 2012.
De Lima has sought the help of the country's telephone companies to help fight the proliferation of cybersex websites featuring women and minors in sex shows for a fee.
According to the editor of the journal, Dr Brenda Wiederhold, even though the study population was limited to women under 30 , it still provided enough indication of cybersex addiction in women.
The scientists added that although the study population was only limited to individuals under 30, this helps to advance their understanding of cybersex addiction in females.
The term "cybersex" is a catchall term used to describe a variety of Internet-based sex-related behaviors.
Cybersex dens have become a growing problem in the impoverished Philippines, according to law enforcers and social workers.
Social bookmarking sites such as stumbleupon and digg, as well as Twitter, can also serve as venues for cybersex.
Nevertheless on Second Life rival real-life political organisations have, apparently, burned down each others' HQs, avatars have cybersex with other consenting avatars.
This book thoroughly explores the topic of cybersex and the effects of Internet use on sexuality.
Freeman has found that cognitive-behavioral therapy can be effective in redirecting youths who are addicted to cybersex, although she frequently has to treat an accompanying depression first.