He would also go on the sex-offender registry, which would list his home address and other personal information, for 25 years.
He was due to get out in five, but needed to take a sex-offender class first, and it was overbooked.
For the next two years, he cannot be around kids and must attend weekly sex-offender classes.
She has freed 20 youth offenders from the sex-offender registry in Michigan; she is among those who think the laws need to change.
Under the Commonwealth's Megan's Law, his name will automatically be added to Pennsylvania's sex-offender registry.
sex-offender laws are designed to protect communities by helping police keep tabs on past offenders.
His sex-offender pedigree was real, though; Australian police have those certificates.
Overall, however, it seems likely that the worst aspects of sex-offender registries will spread.