Category Archives: Offences – Child pornography

Reddit bans sexually suggestive images of children Steven Musil, CNET News, 12 Feb 2012, on Business and HR website Advertisements

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Myths and hypes

Hollywood Hackers Vs. Reality | Techdirt. 8 March 2012 Have not seen the movie, but if this post is accurate (and probably is), then Hollywood really had not a clue about how most unauthorised access to data is gained: human … Continue reading

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Regulating the internet: current trends – US

US Gov’t Thinks Censorship Is Bad, Unless It’s Paid For | Techdirt. 21 May 2012 Extract from the post (itself starting with an extract): “Aaron DeOliveira sends over an amusing statement summarizing the US government’s views towards “censorship” on various … Continue reading

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Detica, SOCA and paedophiles

How BAE Systems fights paedophiles and cyber criminals | This is Money. post by Ruth Sunderland, 26 December 2011 An interesting post one year after the controversial report published by Detica on the cost of cybercrime and commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Limits of criminal law

Leaping The Uncanny Valley: Japanese Pop Star Turns Out To Be A Computer Generated Mashup | Techdirt. 30 June 2011 Reading this post and viewing the video (at least the images), it made me think of the limits of criminal … Continue reading

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EU: behind the image, there is a child…

EU Realizes That You Fight Child Porn At The Source… Not By Trying To Hide It | Techdirt. 24 February 2011 can’t disagree with the fact that child ‘pornography’ is first of all child sexual abuse and that the image … Continue reading

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Attitude towards children: no decency or common sense?

So WikiLeaks Is Evil For Releasing Documents… But DynCorp Gets A Pass For Pimping Young Boys To Afghan Cops? | Techdirt. 8 December 2010 Are they really serious? Can the US army really encourage rape of children? Not only is … Continue reading

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Strange ideas

UK Politicians Want People To Have To Apply For A Porn License Before Viewing Online Porn | Techdirt. 20 December 2010 never happened before, but  never know where imagination finishes

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LOPPSI 2: a series of French measures related to the internet

French National Assembly Approves Internet Censorship Law | Techdirt. 17 December 2010 the title and post sounds awful, but a quick look on the French National Assembly website shows that nothing dramatic happened. Actually, one of the main amendments accepted … Continue reading

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Interpretation of traditional offences

Three scenari demonstrating how the internet affects the interpretation of criminal law Sexting: no child porn for the US courts“Court Rejects PA DAs Attempt To Charge Teens For Sexting Themselves“, TechDirt, 18 March 2010 – The court is right in … Continue reading

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