Man Arrested For Child Porn, Blames Google For Making It Too Easy To Find

from the well-there's-a-defense dept

It's amazing how little anyone is willing to accept blame these days. They always find someone else to blame for their actions. For an extreme example, a guy in the UK arrested for having more than 16,000 child porn photos is using the unique defense that it's all Google's fault for making it so easy to access the photos. His lawyer noted: "He feels that he would not have committed these offences if this information was not so freely available. He feels if companies like Google did not provide access to such sites, he would not have committed the offences." It's tough to see the court buying that kind of argument.

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    tiger, 8 Aug 2016 @ 4:36am

    can you be procuted for what you type in your search box?

    as in the case of the cannibal cop in new York every one is responsible for what you type in the search box and can be held accountable weather its kiddy porn,murder,kidnapping or rape.fiction or fact.cyberspace is the real world as real as you in your home or a thought in your head and its policed like the real world where the search engines keep record of your wildest thoughts so unless you are a renown friction writer do not do searches you wouldn't want to be identified with even if its a joke

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