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Re: Net Blamed For Rise In Child Porn
> The demand side in this case, is *not* performing the
> abuse no matter how you slice it.
But is it helping to *sustain* the abuse? Helping to propagate it?
That's the question.
> Their desire to view the material (for many reasons)
> does not link them to the abuse as such.
What about the money they pay the distributors in order to see it?
> Just as we are not linked to the beating of Rodney King
> whether we viewed the video of his beating on the news,
> or taped it and view it each day as a way to get off.
But.....what if you paid a small fee to acquire the videotape, & that
money went to a white supremacist group?
> The idea that someone can be arrested and charged for
> looking at something (peeping Toms excluded) is very odd.
I agree. Rules are rules, though, I guess.
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