Teen sex ed online?

An estimated 25 percent of boys and 20 percent of girls say they have engaged in online sex, according to the Drudge Report that cited Dutch researchers. Online sex is defined by pretending to have sex while sending explicit email, instant messages or images to a partner.

Apart from faux sex, the majority of boys and girls said they had at least flirted online, according to the report.

Yet there's a big caveat: the study isn't scientific and it's yet to be confirmed. Drudge said the survey was commissioned by Royal KPN NV, the Netherlands' largest Internet provider. Stay tuned.

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