September 19, 2003
Texting can lead to sex disease
According to the BBC, the internet and text messaging are fuelling "dogging", a practice which involves unprotected sex with strangers in public parks.
According to Health officials in Kent, the craze may be partially responsible for rises in chlamydia, HIV, syphilis and hepatitis.
"Dogging is an extension of "swinging" parties - and involves exhibitionist sex in semi-secluded locations such as car parks or country parks. The location of dogging "events" is now frequently advertised on websites or communicated via mobile phone text message.
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