Legal experts, though, could not recall another case of a child porn charge resulting from a teen's posting to a social networking site.
My Space would not comment on the New Jersey investigation, but the News Corp.-owned company has a team that reviews its network for inappropriate images.
"We consider this case a wake-up call to parents," Maer said.
Jetzt eine Gefahr für Leib und Seele der Kinder zu behaupten, ist mutig - und müsste belegt werden.
Zu leicht wird moralisches Empfinden mit in die Gleichung einbezogen.
Und anderer Leute Moral hat in meinem Bett nichts verloren.
Investigators are looking at individuals who "knowingly" committed a crime, he said, declining to comment further because the case is still being investigated.
The teen, whose name has not been released because of her age, was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography. If convicted of the distribution charge, she would be forced to register with the state as a sex offender under Megan's Law, said state Attorney General Anne Milgram.