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Cybersex is

[an] online, real-time dialog with someone (usually text-based) that interactively describes sexual behavior and actions with one's online partner for erotic purposes and expression.[1]
the willful engagement, maintenance, control, or operation, directly or indirectly, of any lascivious exhibition of sexual organs or sexual activity, with the aid of a computer system, for favor or consideration.[2]


  1. National Research Council, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, "Youth, Pornography, and the Internet," app. B (Dick Thornburgh & Herbert S. Lin eds. 2002) (full-text).
  2. Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Philippines) §4(c)(1).