'sexting' Lands Man On Sex Offender List

When he was 18, Phillip Alpert forwarded risque pictures his 16-year-old girlfriend had sent him to her contact list. Then he was hit with child pornography charges -- and was forced to register as a sex offender. Should the law be changed?

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