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Alaska Sexting Laws

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Definition: In Alaska, sexting can result in possible charges of creating, possessing and distributing child pornography, a felony. If you are also charged with a crime against a minor by texting, defendants automatically must be registered in the Alaska sexual offender registry. If defendant is a minor, sex offender registry is automatic only if charged as an adult.

In the United States, it is against the law to possess lewd photographs of minors. A New York lawyer is petitioning for federal sexting legislation that would make sexting a misdemeanor for minors.

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