Comments:New Jersey teen faces child porn charges for posting nude photos of herself online

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This is the most retard thing that I have ever seen. I am sickened that the kid is being charged. The entire reason that child pornography is illegal is to prevent the exploitation of children. She was not being exploited. There is no other party to be doing the exploiting. Also, the possession of child pornography? I'm sorry, but it is illegal for someone to take a naked picture of themselves when they are under 18? This is the stupidest thing I have ever heard of. This is an extreme case of the letter of the law being followed with total disregard for the intent of the law. Rekov (talk) 17:34, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Absolutely RidiculousEdit

You've got to be kidding me! If a 14-year-old girl posts naked pictures of herself on MySpace, I agree that's a really stupid idea. But, the only victim is herself. The worst she deserves is an angry parent telling her not to do that anymore… not 17 years in prison and registered sex offender status! This child's life is about to be absolutely ruined because of outdated, poorly written child pornography laws! This sort of thing needs to stop right away. --Cleveland Rock (talk) 18:08, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Oh please!

Charging a teenager for showing naked pictures of HERSELF!? For her BOYFRIEND?!?! You are ruining the life of this girl for this? This is the most horrible thing they could possibly have done. There is no way charging her would help anything.Mayabasa (talk) 17:52, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

This is a difficult subjectEdit

      How can you tell someone taking pictures of themselves and sending them to someone is illegal? 

It is her body, since she legally can not have sex I'm sure her boyfriend appreciates these photos. They are not effecting anyone else and what harm will it do to other people if they see them? I understand it is child porn, however she is creating and is distributing to her boyfriend.

She is not exploiting anyone or hurting anyone.
The only possible victim here is herself and while this may be a step leading to her getting hurt I believe it is up to her discretion and is her responsibility if she gets hurt.
So why should anyone bother the poor girl?

only in america 77.250.25.165 22:49, 29 March 2009 (UTC)

well she didn't send them she posted them on her myspace. but still that going to far as punishment 67.52.248.218 16:13, 1 April 2009 (UTC)