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Under federal law (18 U.S.C. §2256), child pornography is defined as any visual depiction including any:  Photograph  film  video  picture  or computer.

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2 Under federal law (18 U.S.C. §2256), child pornography is defined as any visual depiction including any:  Photograph  film  video  picture  or computer or computer-generated image or picture, whether made or produced by electronic, mechanical, or other means, of sexually explicit conduct

3 Federal law (18 U.S.C. §1466A) also criminalizes knowingly producing, distributing, receiving, or possessing with intent to distribute, a visual depiction of any kind, including a drawing, cartoon, sculpture or painting, that  depicts a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct and is obscene  depicts an image that is, or appears to be, of a minor engaging in graphic bestiality, sadistic or masochistic abuse, or sexual intercourse

4 For purposes of enforcing the federal law (18 U.S.C. §2256), “minor” is defined as a person under the age of 18.

5  Print media  Videotape  Film  CD-ROM  DVD  Newsgroups  Internet Relay Chatrooms  Instant Messaging  File Transfer Protocol  E-mail  Websites  Peer-to-peer technology

6  A loving home  Teachers play a major role  Avoidance of pornographic magazines  Avoidance of pornographic Internet sites  Educators w/ Internet access must supervise children

7 25% of total search engine requests are porn- related 12% of total websites are pornographic 100,000 websites offer illegal child pornography Child pornography generates $3 billion annually 90% of 8-16 year olds have viewed porn online (most while doing homework) Largest consumer of internet pornography 12- 17 age group 1

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9  http://www.c- spanvideo.org/program/174940-5 http://www.c- spanvideo.org/program/174940-5

10  Bissette, David C. "Internet Pornography Statistics." Welcome to HealthyMind.com! 2004. Web. 15 Nov. 2010..  Efrati, By Amir. "Judges Give Less Jail Time for Child Porn - WSJ.com." Letter. Business News & Financial News - The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com. 19 Jan. 2010. Web. 15 Nov. 2010..  Forness, Megan, Jim Peterson, JoLynn Plato, and David Stone. "Child Pornography on the Internet." College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. Curriculum, Technology, and Education Reform (cter), 03 May 1999. Web. 15 Nov. 2010..  "National Center for Missing & Exploited Children." National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Web. 15 Nov. 2010..


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