News about child pornography. Commentary and archival information about child pornography from The New York Times.
A federal judge struggled with a case involving students arrested on pornography charges after seminude photographs of them appeared on other students’ cellphones.
Posted: March 27, 2009, 3:02 am
Almost unheard of a year or two ago, cases related to “sexting,” nude or seminude photos sent over wireless phones, are popping up all over the country.
Posted: March 26, 2009, 1:52 am
Society has a legitimate interest in keeping sexually explicit material away from minors. But as the courts have repeatedly emphasized, it cannot be done through a sweeping censorship regime.
Posted: January 27, 2009, 2:52 am
A Putnam County lawyer and part-time aide to State Senator Serphin R. Maltese surrendered to federal authorities after being charged with possessing child pornography.
Posted: October 17, 2008, 4:27 am
Six minors have been temporarily placed in state custody as part of a child pornography investigation after a raid on a ministry in Fouke, Ark., officials said Sunday.
Posted: September 22, 2008, 4:34 am
A western Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to probation and house arrest for posting graphic fictional stories about the torture and sexual abuse of children on the Internet.
Posted: August 8, 2008, 4:39 am
Verizon, Sprint and Time Warner Cable have agreed to purge Web sites that display child pornography and are hosted on the three companies’ servers.
Posted: June 10, 2008, 5:00 am
A former employee of a Manhattan company that provides emergency child care for workers at high-profile corporations is being sought for possessing child pornography on his home computer.
Posted: May 24, 2008, 5:00 am
The Supreme Court’s upholding of a law that attempts to ban child pornography risks weakening the protections of free speech.
Posted: May 21, 2008, 5:00 am
The Supreme Court upheld the latest Congressional effort to curb the spread of child pornography on the Internet.
Posted: May 20, 2008, 5:00 am