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‘Obscene’ U.S. Manga Collector Jailed 6 Months

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A U.S. comic book collector is being sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to importing and possessing Japanese manga books depicting illustrations of child sex and bestiality.

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Created by berserker13 4 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 9 weeks ago
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I thought there was something

Txoria 4 years 9 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago

I thought there was something in US law that said manga and animation were not considered child pornography. I know there was a story about someone's computer being confiscated and they found some stuff of that nature and it could not be used as evidence in charges of possessing child pornography.

They don't follow there own

Mokred 4 years 9 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago

They don't follow there own laws.

This is a frightening part of

Txoria 4 years 9 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago

This is a frightening part of that new act: "the Protect Act narrows the prohibition to cover only depictions that the defendant’s community would consider “obscene.”"

Who is the "defendant's community"? Do they send out a poll to all his neighbors asking if they think that's obscene?

Where's the victim?

BobRobertson 4 years 9 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago

The insanity of Puritanism: That somewhere, someone might be having fun, and that must be STOPPED!

Of all the absurdities, being prosecuted for having a drawing. What will they want next, "No animals harmed in the drawing of this book"?

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