The copyright holder may sue for compensationcost from $ 250 to $ 150,000 or one year in jail.
Can the state convict someone of enticing a minor over the Internet based on their words alone?
That issue was the subject of lively debate among justices of the Utah Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Under California Penal Code Section 288.4, it is illegal to arrange a meeting with a minor or a person you believe to be under the age of 18 for the purpose of lewd and lascivious sexual conduct.
This includes using means such as online chat rooms, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to contact the minor.
If parents see their child chatting online with a person they don’t know, the parents may contact the police and make accusations against the person, no matter what the situation.
This could lead to criminal charges being filed against you. The Police May Be Posing as a Minor The TV show “To Catch a Predator” became famous for using adults posing as minors online to find other adults who tried to meet them in person.
These days, parents take extra precautions to make sure their children are not chatting online with someone they don’t know, especially if the person is an adult.
They use search and browser filters on their computers and may know what their children are doing online.
According to court documents, Gallegos chatted with the agent on two occasions in 2006.