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Teens Charged as Adults for Child Porn: What You Need to Know About Teen Sexting

Larry Magid | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
Larry Magid

Child pornography laws were designed to protect children from predatory adults. They were never intended to prosecute teens for sharing images of themselves. This is a disgraceful use of prosecutorial powers.

The U.S. Should Immediately Adopt This 'Revenge Porn' Rule

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 08.07.2014 | Technology

If you've got x-rated photos of your ex stored somewhere on your phone, and your ex is unhappy about it, you might be legally obligated to delete them...

State Passes New Law On Minors Sexting

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology

While it is already illegal in West Virginia for adults to send sexually explicit text messages to minors, a new law in the state would punish juvenil...

Do Teens Who 'Sext' Need To Be Punished At All?

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.21.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Parents are concerned about teenagers sexting, but they're also worried about the laws that punish them. Alyona Minkovski hosted a discussion on HuffP...

Most College Kids Sext, A Surprising Amount Forward

CNET News | Posted 09.19.2011 | College

Anthony Weiner, your parents may have gotten your name right, but man, you were born a generation too soon. Because while the pundits and researchers...

State Working TO OUTLAW Teen Sexting

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Thanks to efforts by Pennsylvania state representative Seth Grove, Pennsylvania has become the 21st state to consider legislation that would make sext...