Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-38-2-2.7

Sec. 2.7 . As a condition of probation or parole after conviction for a sex offense (as defined in IC 11-8-8-5.2 ), the court shall prohibit the convicted person from using a social networking web site or an instant messaging or chat room program to communicate, directly or through an intermediary, with a child less than sixteen (16) years of age.  However, the court may permit the offender to communicate using a social networking web site or an instant messaging or chat room program with:

(1) the offender's own child, stepchild, or sibling;  or

(2) another relative of the offender specifically named in the court's order.


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