us: Does Child Porn Fight Thraten Privacy?

New York State has had a history of attorneys general who like to make headlines, preferably at the national level. Former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer targeted illegal prostitution and Wall Street corruption, and used the boost from those efforts as the foundation for his successful campaign for governor.Now his successor, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, has found a new evil to fight in order to make a name for himself: child pornography. If we are to believe the headlines, child pornography is the most prevalent crime committed online, and it seems Cuomo believes selling, trading, or downloading child pornography online is one of the biggest problems online. He has focused his attention on curtailing Internet users’ access to newsgroups and pushing ISPs to take more responsibility for users’ illegal activities.
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