Ultimately, the agent and Gallegos arranged a meeting outside a school in Sandy.
While Gallegos did drive by the meeting spot, officers said he sped off.
When all of the participants are adults, the use of a chat room to exchange sexually explicit messages or to arrange meetings is usually not illegal, but problems arise when one of the chat room participants is a minor.
A minor under the Texas Penal Code is anyone under 17 years of age.
"All you're doing is criminalizing speech," said attorney Ann Taliaferro. Even if a suspect outright confesses to a crime, the state must show independent evidence that they either committed the crime or intended to commit a crime.However there are still risks involved and, as with any type of sexual activity, it is never ok for someone to coerce (pressure) you into anything sexual you don't want.For much of the time it may seem no big deal, and many people enjoy cyber sex without any problems.“Computer erotica appears to provide many people with a ‘safe’ alternative to real, personal relationships in a world where HIV is deadlier than computer viruses.” This was in a book review. If a partner asked you (while undressed in the bedroom) to pretend to be something you’re not, say a cashier at a grocery store or a famous astronaut, you would:a. Think he or she had totally lost his or her mind, and suggest a visit to the therapist.d.The book, The Joy of Cybersex, argued that the World Wide Web was a godsend for this reason. Say: ‘Sure, honey, but I’d actually rather be a rocket scientist, okay? Think about it for a few minutes, fix yourself a drink, and succumb to the unknown.