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Regulation of Computer-generated virtual Child Pornography under American and French Jurisprudence: One Country’s Protected “Speech” is another’s Harmful Smut.
Unformatted Document Text:  In 2001, an international law enforcement operation code-named Operation Cathedral, involving law enforcement agencies in 15 countries, investigated and dismantled an Internet child pornography ring, Wonderland, that stretched from the United States to Russia. Arrests were made around the world. More than a quarter of a million pedophilic images were uncovered from computers, compact disks, videotapes and other media. Over 1200 children, some as young as three months, were featured in the images. A few have since been identified. This was the largest-ever, worldwide seizure of child pornography. 1 The Wonderland case underlined the fact that pedo-pornography or child pornography is an international problem and that the Internet has become its principal vector and propagator. Virtually all countries of the world criminalize the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. International multi-lateral agreements aimed at suppressing child pornography, child abuse and the sexual exploitation of children have been negotiated and entered into by virtually all countries of the world. The Internet has unleashed and canalized the most profound and widespread technological innovations since the invention of the telegraph and the telephone. The revolutionary transmission technology of the Internet as well as the convergence of all the media on this multi-communication platform, have shaken to its foundation, the 125 year-old international legal and regulatory regime that slowly evolved to standardize technology and bring order to a chaotic international telecommunications situation. The Internet and media convergence have indeed ushered in a new international telecommunication regulatory 1 See International Cooperation to Tackle Child Pornography, 357 THE LANCET 569 (2001).

Authors: Eko, Lyombe.
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In 2001, an international law enforcement operation code-named Operation
Cathedral, involving law enforcement agencies in 15 countries, investigated and
dismantled an Internet child pornography ring, Wonderland, that stretched from
the United States to Russia. Arrests were made around the world. More than a
quarter of a million pedophilic images were uncovered from computers, compact
disks, videotapes and other media. Over 1200 children, some as young as three
months, were featured in the images. A few have since been identified. This was
the largest-ever, worldwide seizure of child pornography.
1
The Wonderland case
underlined the fact that pedo-pornography or child pornography is an
international problem and that the Internet has become its principal vector and
propagator. Virtually all countries of the world criminalize the sexual exploitation
and abuse of children. International multi-lateral agreements aimed at
suppressing child pornography, child abuse and the sexual exploitation of
children have been negotiated and entered into by virtually all countries of the
world.
The Internet has unleashed and canalized the most profound and widespread
technological innovations since the invention of the telegraph and the telephone.
The revolutionary transmission technology of the Internet as well as the
convergence of all the media on this multi-communication platform, have shaken
to its foundation, the 125 year-old international legal and regulatory regime that
slowly evolved to standardize technology and bring order to a chaotic
international telecommunications situation. The Internet and media convergence
have indeed ushered in a new international telecommunication regulatory
1
See International Cooperation to Tackle Child Pornography, 357 THE LANCET 569 (2001).


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