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New York: Attorney General announces eight men charged with child porn in statewide sweep

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Attorney General Kane announces eight men charged with child porn in statewide sweep.

This story is disturbing but not surprising.  Did you know that the UN estimates that 200 new child pornography images may be entering online circulation every day?

The eight suspects were typically charged after online investigations discovered the IP addresses of computer at these suspect’s residences were being used to make videos of child pornography available for download by other users through peer-to-peer downloading programs. 

Why we need a fund

Verdict awaited in Maine child pornography case (and why we need a fund)

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This case from Maine shows the reason why a National Compensation Fund is needed for child pornography victims.  Due to the difficulty in proving Internet-related child pornography cases, the overwhelming number of people who download and distribute child pornography will never be found or convicted.  It is time for us to work together to help the victims.

Excerpt from the article above.

The defense says while the evidence shows there was child pornography on Wilson’s computer there is no proof that he downloaded it, or was even home at the time.