'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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  • 'Sexting' lands teen on sex offender list
    That really wasn't the case." Alpert's attorney Larry Walters agrees and he's fighting to get Alpert removed from Florida's sex offender registry. The law lags behind the technology, he says. "Sexting is treated as child pornography in almost every state ...
    11/22/2014 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • 'Sexting' could lead to teenagers winding up on the sex offenders' register, warns police
    Detective Inspector Martin Hillier stressed in the letter that teenagers can face court action for these offences, and could be forced to register as a sex offender. He said it is "crucial" for under-18s understand that every internet site and social ...
    07/23/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Sexting lands an Ithaca teen in jail
    A 19-year-old Ithaca man was sentenced to jail for texting messages of a sexual ... “The most significant is that he must register as a sex offender for 25 years,” Kushion said. “It’s something to think about for those who think it’s OK to ...
    07/15/2013 - 8:52 am | View Link
  • Abington man's sexting and indecent contact with 13 year old girl lands him behind bars
    COURTHOUSE — A 28-year-old Abington man has admitted to having indecent ... can complete a background investigative report about Hessenthaler and so he can be evaluated by the Pennsylvania Sexual Offender Assessment Board, which will determine if he ...
    05/2/2013 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • High School librarian, 52, sentenced to two years in prison for having sex with student, 17, in her car and serially 'sexting' with two others
    An Oregon high school librarian has been sentenced to two years in prison for having sex with a 17-year-old student in her car and serially 'sexting' two others teens. Heidi Hyre, 52 ... will have to register as a sex offender when she gets out of prison.
    01/26/2013 - 1:46 pm | View Link
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    'Sexting' lands teen on sex offender list Phillip Alpert found out the hard way. He had just turned 18 when he sent a naked photo of his 16-year-old girlfriend, a ...
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  • Sexting
    Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages, primarily between mobile phones. The term was first popularized in the early 21st century, and is a ...
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    The National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy, a private nonprofit group whose mission is to protect children, and CosmoGirl.com, surveyed ...
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  • Sex offender
    A sex offender (sexual offender, sex abuser, or sexual abuser) is a person who has committed a sex crime or in some instances mere public urination. What constitutes ...
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