Should Teen Sexting Be Decriminalized?

Sexting is a crime in most states. Credit: Corbis A teenager sending nude photos to another teenager is considered a sex crime in most states. Because of child pornography laws, a 15-year-old who stupidly sends a picture of their priva...

Court Rules Parents Can Stop 'Sexting' Subjects From Facing Charges

Posing for a photograph, which then becomes the subject of a "sext," is not a criminal offense, according to the federal court of appeals. The court finalized its first ruling concerning "sexting" earlier this week, The New York Times reports. This...

Rhode Island Lawmakers to 'Sexting' Kids: You Need Help, Not Jail

Rhode Island legislators want to teach young people some cell phone propriety. Credit: Getty Images.
Teenagers in Rhode Island who send sexually suggestive photos and videos of themselves on their cell phones are considered child pornograp...

'TextEd' Website Launched to Combat Teen Sexting

Texting is ubiquitous in Canada, and growing every day. In September 2009, Canadians sent approximately 100 million text messages per day, and text message volumes have been doubling every year since text messaging was introduced in 2002. But when it...

Is Your Child Sexting?

The latest topic of concern: Sexting. Credit: D Sharon Pruitt, Flickr
Maybe you got your child a cell phone because you wanted her to be armed in case of an emergency.
Or maybe you got it simply because you were tired of hearing her begging p...


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