Plan to close child porn loophole – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2008 in child abuse, news, pornography by sally

“Drawings and computer-generated images of child sex abuse would be made illegal under proposals announced by Justice Minister Maria Eagle.”

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BBC News, 28th May 2008

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Offender expert jailed over porn – BBC News

Posted May 19th, 2008 in news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A man who helped set up a Government database of violent sex offenders has been jailed on child pornography charges.”

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BBC News, 16th May 2008

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‘Extreme’ web porn ban made law – BBC News

Posted May 8th, 2008 in internet, news, pornography by sally

“A mother whose daughter was murdered by a man addicted to violent internet porn has won her bid to have it outlawed with the introduction of a new law.”

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BBC News, 8th May 2008

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Lords linger over extreme porn definition – The Register

Posted May 7th, 2008 in parliament, pornography, special report by sally

“The camel that is the UK Government’s answer to what it terms ‘extreme porn’ lumbers onward. Although, by the time it escaped the Lords last week it really was beginning to look like a particularly moth-eaten dromedary.”

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The Register, 5th May 2008

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Doctor sentenced over child porn – BBC News

Posted April 25th, 2008 in children, doctors, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A children’s hospital doctor has escaped a jail sentence after admitting downloading child pornography.”

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BBC News, 25th April 2008

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Jail for child porn ex-policeman – BBC News

Posted February 7th, 2008 in children, internet, pornography, sentencing by sally

“A retired Metropolitan Police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for distributing 1,863 indecent images of children on the internet.”

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BBC News, 6th February 2008
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ID ban lifted on child porn man – BBC News

Posted February 4th, 2008 in children, news, pornography, reporting restrictions by sally

“A man convicted of child pornography offences can be named, the Court of Appeal has ruled.”

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BBC News, 1st February 2008

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Porn bill firm opens new front – The Guardian

Posted January 24th, 2008 in consumer protection, internet, pornography, special report by sally

“MBS’s disruptive popup billing software continues to cause angst, says Michael Pollitt. But is the Leeds-based company finally taking on board some of the concerns?”

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The Guardian, 24th January 2008

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Regina v Terrell – Times Law Reports

Posted January 14th, 2008 in children, computer crime, law reports, pornography, sentencing by sally

Regina v Terrell

Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

“A judge should not have imposed a sentence of imprisonment for public protection on an offender who downloaded indecent photographs of children on to his computer where a small, uncertain and indirect contribution to harm might be made by a repeat of his offence.”

The Times, 14th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please  note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Langham paid price, his wife says – BBC News

Posted January 7th, 2008 in children, news, pornography by sally

“The wife of actor Chris Langham says her husband paid ‘a monumental price’ for downloading footage of child abuse.”

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BBC News, 6th January 2008

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Chris Langham freed as judge accepts appeal – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 14th, 2007 in children, computer crime, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“Chris Langham will walk free from prison later today after the Court of Appeal cut his sentence for downloading the most extreme kind of child pornography.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th November 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

CPS Decision on Baltic Exhibition Photograph – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted October 29th, 2007 in artistic works, children, news, pornography by sally

“Northumbria Crown Prosecution Service has advised Northumbria Police that a photograph seized from an exhibition at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, is not an indecent image.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 26th October 2007

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Newspapers challenge anonymity for child porn offender – The Guardian

Posted October 15th, 2007 in anonymity, children, news, pornography by sally

“A five-judge panel in the Court of Appeal is to be asked to decide whether a man who admitted 20 charges of making and possessing indecent pictures of children should have his identity protected because his two daughters might be harassed or bullied at school.”

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The Guardian, 15th October 2007

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Baltic porn probe photos removed – BBC News

Posted October 2nd, 2007 in artistic works, children, news, pornography by sally

“A collection of photos at the centre of a police child porn investigation has been removed from the show.”

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BBC News, 2nd October 2007

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Seized ‘art porn’ owned by Sir Elton John – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 25th, 2007 in artistic works, children, news, pornography by sally

“A photograph by a controversial American artist which is part of Sir Elton John’s private collection has been seized by police from a gallery on suspicion it may have breached child pornography laws.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th September 2007

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Art exhibit in child porn probe – BBC news

Posted September 25th, 2007 in artistic works, children, news, pornography by sally

“Police have seized an exhibit at the Baltic modern art gallery on Tyneside on the grounds it may have breached child pornography laws.”

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BBC News, 24th September 2007

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Langham given ten-month jail term for child porn offence – The Independent

Posted September 17th, 2007 in children, news, pornography, sentencing by sally

“The actor Chris Langham broke down in tears yesterday as he was sentenced to 10 months in prison for downloading child pornography.”

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The Independent, 15th September 2007

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Teenager sues over childhood photo that appeared on pornographic DVD – The Guardian

Posted August 14th, 2007 in copyright, news, pornography, privacy by sally

“A British teenage photographer is suing an American film company after it used a self-portrait she took when she was 14 on the cover of a pornographic DVD.”

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The Guardian, 14th August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Former pro-paedophilia campaigner jailed – Reuters

Posted August 14th, 2007 in child abuse, news, pornography by sally

“A former member of a group that promoted sex with children was jailed on Monday for child pornography offences, police said.”

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Reuters, 13th August 2007

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Langham found guilty on child porn charges – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2007 in news, pornography by sally

“The actor and writer Chris Langham was today found guilty of possessing child pornography but cleared of having sex with an underage female fan.”

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk