Teens who 'sext' racy photos charged with porn

February 4, 2009 By MARTHA IRVINE , AP National Writer
In this May 22, 2008 file photo, parents listen to a seminar conducted by Connecticut State Police Sgt. Jim Smith of the state police cybercrimes unit in Windsor Locks, Conn. Teenagers' increasingly common habit of distributing nude self-portraits electronically _ often called "sexting" if it's done by cell phone _ has parents and school administrators worried. And some prosecutors have begun charging teens who send and receive such images with child pornography and other serious felonies. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, file)

(AP) -- Though youth is fleeting, images sent on a cell phone or posted online may not be, especially if they're naughty.



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