Criminal justice officials are beginning to recognize that child pornography laws are not meant to address teen sexting.
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Nudity alone is not criminalized, even among minors. The average teen now sends approximately 60 text messages every day.
Among teens who have sent nude or semi-nude text messages, 66 percent of girls and 60 percent of boys say they did so to be “fun or flirtatious,” and 40 percent of girls say they sent sexually suggestive texts as a “joke,” much like Hannah does, later in the episode.
Clowdus is charged with a violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, according to jail records.
LOOPHOLE SETS FREE TEACHER, 27, WHO HAD VODKA-FUELED SEX ROMP WITH TEEN BOY STUDENT The 35-year-old was arrested back in December 2013 on a charge of transmitting obscene material to a child, reported.