Friday, March 27, 2009

Sexting May Place Teens at Legal Risk - Gadgetwise Blog - NYTimes.com

A stark “sexting” reality check

Losing children could be imprisoned or made pariahs for life. Mark Rasch, a former cybercrime prosecutor for the Justice Department, and now an information security and privacy consultant, says that a 16-year-old with a standard story -– she took a bunch of pictures of herself and sent them to a boy electronically in the hopes of seducing him -– could get life in federal prison under current sentencing guidelines. If she does manage to get out, she may have to register as a sex offender.

Sexting May Place Teens at Legal Risk - Gadgetwise Blog - NYTimes.com

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