Child porn inquiry faces legal challenge – The Independent

Posted July 3rd, 2009 in children, miscarriage of justice, news, pornography by sally

“One of Britain’s biggest online paedophile investigations will be challenged in the Court of Appeal following allegations that hundreds of men may have been wrongly convicted in a ‘huge miscarriage of justice’, it was reported today.”

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The Independent, 3rd July 2009

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Police boss might defy High Court – BBC News

Posted May 19th, 2009 in police, pornography by sally

“The Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police Colin Port says he is prepared to go to jail rather than return suspected child pornography.”

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BBC News, 18th May 2009

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Abuse pictures councillor jailed – BBC News

Posted April 17th, 2009 in child abuse, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A former local councillor has been jailed for six years after police found an illegal gun and child abuse images at his Greater Manchester home.”

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BBC News, 16th April 2009

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Harriet Harman under attack over bid to water down child pornography law – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 9th, 2009 in child abuse, news, pornography by sally

“Harriet Harman has been accused of a conflict of interest after it emerged that she once advocated the watering down of child pornography laws.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th March 2009

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Government accused over child pornography – The Independent

Posted February 23rd, 2009 in child abuse, news, pornography by sally

“The Government is failing to resolve the issue of access to child abuse images on the internet, major children’s charities said today.”

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The Independent, 23rd February 2009

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Ban on possession of extreme images comes into force – OUT-LAW.com

Posted January 29th, 2009 in news, pornography by sally

“It has become illegal in most of the UK to own extreme pornographic images. A new law came into force making it a criminal offence to possess the images in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A similar law is proposed in Scotland.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 29th January 2009

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Police will not target offenders against law on violent porn – The Guardian

Posted January 26th, 2009 in news, police, pornography by sally

“Officers will not actively target members of the public to track down those who own violent pornography banned under a new law, police chiefs admitted yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 26th January 2009

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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act: possession of extreme pornographic images – Ministry of Justice

Posted January 20th, 2009 in circulars, pornography by sally

“A circular on the implementation of sections 63-67 and 71 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act on the possession of extreme pornographic images and the increase in the maximum sentence for offences under the Obscene Publications Act 1959.”

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Ministry of Justice, 19th January 2009

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New offence of possession of extreme pornographic images – Ministry of Justice

Posted November 26th, 2008 in news, pornography by sally

“The Criminal Justice and immigration Act 2008 introduces a new offence, in England, Wales and Northern Ireland of the possession of extreme pornographic images.”

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Ministry of Justice, 26th November 2008

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Porn surf nurse struck off – The Independent

Posted November 7th, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, news, nurses, pornography, professional conduct by sally

“A nurse on an old people’s ward who used a hospital computer to look at sexually explicit images of an elderly woman was struck off today.”

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The Independent, 7th November 2008

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Teacher had indecent child images – BBC News

Posted October 27th, 2008 in children, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A teacher who admitted possessing and making indecent images of children has been given a suspended sentence.”

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BBC News, 27th October 2008

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New laws on porn ‘will criminalise thousands’ – The Observer

Posted October 27th, 2008 in news, pornography by sally

“Son of designer Westwood joins bid to overturn ban that activists say stifles creative freedom.”

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The Observer, 26th October 2008

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Businessman jailed for downloading ‘horrific’ child porn – The Independent

Posted October 24th, 2008 in children, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A businessman and former chamber of commerce member was jailed today for downloading some of the worst images of child pornography, including babies.”

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The Independent, 24th October 2008

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Porn protesters hit Westminster – BBC News

Posted October 22nd, 2008 in demonstrations, news, pornography by sally

“Models wearing chains, stockings and gags have been led around Westminster in protest at laws to make owning ‘extreme pornography’ illegal.”

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BBC News, 21st October 2008

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Child porn cricket coach jailed – BBC News

Posted September 26th, 2008 in computer crime, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“An England cricket coach who admitted downloading child pornography on a laptop owned by the national cricketing board has been jailed for six months.”

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BBC News, 26th September 2008

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Shannon hunt led to child porn find – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2008 in children, missing persons, news, pornography by sally

“Craig Meehan, who has been found guilty of downloading images of child abuse from the internet, was only caught because of the disappearance of his former partner’s daughter, nine-year-old Shannon Matthews.”

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BBC News, 16th September 2008

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Paedophilia blamed on teacher’s medication – The Independent

Posted September 12th, 2008 in child abuse, medicines, news, pornography by sally

“A former headmaster who amassed thousands of indecent images of children on his computer walked free from court yesterday, after a judge ruled that the drug he had been taking to treat his Parkinson’s disease was responsible for his crime.”

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The Independent, 12th September 2008

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Cambridge lecturer sentenced for child porn – The Independent

Posted September 5th, 2008 in children, computer crime, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A Cambridge University academic was given a 12-month suspended prison sentence today after detectives found more than 1,000 indecent images of children on his computers.”

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The Independent, 5th September 2008

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Broadcaster faces £20,000 fine for showing unencrypted sexually explicit material – OUT-LAW.com

Posted August 28th, 2008 in encryption, media, news, pornography by sally

“A UK broadcaster has been fined £20,000 for showing sexually explicit content on a free-to-air television channel. Satellite Entertainment Ltd (SEL) breached regulator Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code, it said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 27th August 2008

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Paedophile who had 241,000 child porn images is jailed indefinitely – The Guardian

Posted August 19th, 2008 in child abuse, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A paedophile who acted as a ‘librarian’ for a global internet child abuse ring was handed an indefinite jail term yesterday after one of the biggest undercover police investigations into online child abuse.”

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The Guardian, 19th August 2008

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