Cypress Bay High School Girls Naked Photo Scandal Goes Viral On Twitter
" Around the country, some teens who have sent or received explicit pictures have been charged with possession of child pornography.
Some Twitter users in fact forwarded the photos apparently unaware that doing so could make them a target for criminal prosecution.
Janet Johnson, a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney, said adults who tweeted the photos or even forwarded the website link could wind up facing longer jail time than the teens who actually posted the pictures online. A key reason: Those teenagers, while still potentially facing the charge of disseminating child porn, would likely be tried in a more lenient juvenile court proceeding.
For adults convicted of spreading the images, a couple of years of prison time is a real possibility, Johnson said, even for first-time offenders. That conviction would also carry the label of being a registered sex offender" - Miami Herald