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Re: Townsend

---- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Faneuf" <tklaundry@juno.com>
To: <billings@suscom-maine.net>
Cc: <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 12:00 PM
Subject: Re: Townsend

> 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?

If they downloaded illegal images, they would be breaking the law.  It would
be just like a journalist buying illegal drugs to research a story on the
drug trade.  The key would be whether they actually ever possessed illegal
images.  They have to stop short of doing that.

-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine