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    TX - Fort Bliss Spc. Ethan Larman arrested for child porn

    I'm posting this as I have a question. I've noticed that more and more PlayStations are being seized in searches. Can anyone explain why?



    http://www.kfoxtv.com/news/27833218/detail.html

    Ft. Bliss Soldier Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    "A Fort Bliss soldier has been arrested on child pornography charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Agents said they searched the home of Spc. Ethan Larman, 23, and from inside they seized a desktop computer, a PlayStation 3 console, and several media storage devices. After examining the seized items, investigators found images containing sexually explicit images depicting child exploitation...."

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    Wow!! Learn something new everyday. I might have answered my own question. I'm a little embarrassed that this article was originally from 2009. Very interesting:

    http://axcessnews.com/index.php/articles/show/id/19037

    Federal officers use video game console to catch child pornographers

    "......Bad guys are encrypting their stuff now, so we need a methodology of hacking on that to try to break passwords," said Claude E. Davenport, a senior special agent at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Cyber Crimes Center, known as C3. "The PlayStation 3 - its processing component - is perfect for large-scale library attacks...."

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    Can someone more tech savvy than me, please read this and explain it simply.



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