OH - Parents Sue Expert Witness Who Made Fake Child-Porn of Their Kids

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  1. Missizzy

    Missizzy New Member

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    An odd story. What was he thinking?


    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/01/morphed-child-porn/

    Parents Sue Expert Witness Who Made Fake Child-Porn of Their Kids

    "An Ohio lawyer who serves as an expert witness in child pornography cases might be on the hook for hundreds of thousands of dollars in civil damages for Photoshopping courtroom exhibits of children having sex.

    Attorney Dean Boland purchased innocent pictures of four juvenile girls from a Canadian stock-image website, and then digitally modified them to make it appear as if the children were engaged in sexual conduct. Boland was an expert witness for the defense in half-a-dozen child porn cases, and he made the mock-ups to punctuate his argument that child pornography laws are unconstitutionally overbroad because they could be applied to faked photos...."

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    "....The parents learned of the photo morphing from the FBI, according to the girls’ attorney. They’re suing over Boland transforming a picture of a 5-year-old girl eating a doghnut into one of her having oral sex. Another photo was of a 6-year-old girl’s face placed on the body of an adult woman having sex with two men...."

    more at link
     
  2. tlcya

    tlcya Well-Known Member

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    Oh for the love of all things holy what was that man thinking??

    He victimized these children (albeit thru photoshop) and then showed the images off to a courtroom?? All to try to prove a point? What a jerk.
     
  3. Rayemonde

    Rayemonde Well-Known Member

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    October 2012:

    http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/dea...nd-lawyers-eager-to-make-some-money/?referer=

    October 2015:

    https://www.techdirt.com/articles/2...ded-with-facts-isnt-removed-immediately.shtml
     
  4. Rayemonde

    Rayemonde Well-Known Member

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    http://www.wired.com/2012/11/morphed-kiddie-porn/
     

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