So although 17 year-olds can legally have sex, they cannot legally send a naked image It is clear then that consensual youth sexting should be treated as a separate and distinct behaviour from child pornography. When Does a Picture Become Child Pornography? | MLN Law, Atlanta Attorneys
But, for some young people, sexting can lead to criminal prosecution along with classification as a sex offender. There is very little that can offend the minds of most people as quickly and But they are naked, and found in other contexts, would certainly be troubling.