Related News: Cop who stole nude pics off arrested women’s phones gets no jail time

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A now-former California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer who was charged with criminal felony charges after seizing and distributing racy photos copied from arrestees’ phones has pleaded no contest and will serve no jail time.

Sean Harrington’s plea deal, which was finalized on Tuesday, means that he receives a 180-day suspended sentence, three years of felony probation, and according to local media accounts, “must also speak at a community violence solutions class to tell everyone what he did.” Harrington resigned from the CHP last year after the charges were filed.

Source: Ars Technica

Related News: California limits schools’ social media monitoring

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In California, school officials are now required to be more transparent when tracking a student’s online activity.

Source: Engadget

Related News: Selfie linked to stolen iPhone a case of whodunit

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The tale of an iPhone stolen from a burglarized Southern California home sits at the intersection of Web culture and the swap meet.

A woman in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita reported to authorities that her home had been ransacked July 30, and among the missing items were cash and an iPhone. But in what appeared to be another episode of Thieves Gone Stupid, the victim’s iCloud account was hit with pictures, including a selfie of a cute couple posing on a pillow.

Source: Ars Technica

Related News: California Authorities Arrest 275 Child Predators

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A monthlong national effort to capture sex predators led to 275 arrests in Southern California that included a teaching assistant for special needs kids, a retired sheriff’s deputy and a U.S. Army soldier, authorities said Thursday.

The effort dubbed “Operation Broken Heart” involved dozens of local, state and federal authorities throughout the month of May who targeted sex offenders, child sex traffickers, pimps, child porn traders and sex tourists traveling abroad.

Source: DFI News

Related News: California educator accused on YouTube of sexual abuse charged with 16 felonies

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A California educator who authorities say is the person accused in a YouTube video of sexual abuse by a former student was charged Monday with 16 felony counts of child sex abuse, the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office said.

Andrea Michelle Cardosa was charged with five counts of aggravated sexual assault on a child and 11 counts of lewd acts on a child, the DA’s office said.

Cardosa was arrested Monday evening by sheriff’s deputies and is expected to be arraigned Thursday. She faces possible life in prison if convicted of the aggravated sexual assault charges.

Source: CNN

Related News: Calif. Gov. Brown signs anti-revenge porn bill

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California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill outlawing so-called revenge porn and levying possible jail time for people who post naked photos of their exes after bitter breakups.

Senate Bill 255, which takes effect immediately, makes it a misdemeanor to post identifiable nude pictures of someone else online without permission with the intent to cause emotional distress or humiliation. The penalty is up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Source: MSN

Related News: California school district hires firm to monitor students’ social media

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A suburban Los Angeles school district is now looking at the public postings on social media by middle and high school students, searching for possible violence, drug use, bullying, truancy and suicidal threats.

The district in Glendale, California, is paying $40,500 to a firm to monitor and report on 14,000 middle and high school students’ posts on Twitter, Facebook and other social media for one year.

Source: CNN