Colorado Is Serious about Protecting Teens Online — Including from Sexting

The internet poses a risk to kids. That is just fact. All over the country, states are taking measures to help protect kids from the dangers present online – including Colorado.

The changes made to laws in Colorado have taken it from the 22nd safest state for kids to the number one place. What is responsible for this change? Primarily, the state has put more laws in place for sexting, including 11 laws that seek to protect kids from [...]

Sexting: A Guide to Protecting Your Children

The law often lags far behind new technology—sometimes with disastrous results.

One huge example of this is the rise of sexting among teens. Until the law is modified, minors can find themselves facing child pornography charges for sharing explicit photos via mobile technology. And it’s not just criminal charges that teens face for sexting—under Colorado law, they could be forced to register as sex offenders.

The town of Cañon City, Colorado is learning this the hard way. Hundreds of students [...]