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New 'Sexting' Law Grants Minors Leniency

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn recently signed off on the state's first "sexting" law in an effort to clarify the terms of infractions involving minors. The law's pretty clear that the dissemination of child pornography warrants serious criminal charges. But what if it's minors who exchange nude photographs and illicit messages through text and social networking sites? Psychologist Patrick Tolan talks with Alison Cuddy about this phenomenon.

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