Student may face jail for posting porn story





NEW YORK ' An 18-year-old senior from Shenendehowa High School could serve a year in jail for posting a pornographic story involving fellow students and a teacher on the Web.

Vincent Fuschino was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment in May when a young woman recognized herself as a character in the 40-page story. Prosecutors considered Fuschino's posting intentional harassment because the characters' descriptions were easily identifiable as real-life individuals.

Despite the First Amendment issue in the case, District Attorney James A. Murphy said that Fuschino's rights are subordinate to the complainant's rights to privacy.

The case was heard in August after the Report went to press.


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