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Re: Townsend

On Mon, 13 Jan 2003 21:49:31 -0500 "Dan Billings"
<billings@suscom-maine.net> writes:

> I'm not sure how the child pornography laws are in England, but 
> Townsend's
> "research" defense wouldn't fly in this country.  There's no 
> "research"
> exemption.  A guy from Norway, Maine tried that one a couple of 
> years ago.
> He's now a guest of the federal prison system.
> -- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine

I'm certainly no expert, but do you mean that if someone legitimately
wants to write a book on the internet child porn industry they would face
charges if they went on line to  research the topic?