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Old 06-01-2012, 11:45 PM
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If it is it's probably temporary. As times change different political views develop, with varying levels of severity. There will always be moderatism and extremism, only the subject changes. It's the way it's always been, and forever will be. Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - be it for the better or worse.
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Old 06-18-2012, 10:15 AM
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It seems that common sense finally won. The court has now ruled that the images hosted in the Manga translators computer are not child pornography.


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Japanese manga comics depicting children in sexual poses are not child pornography, Sweden's Supreme Court has ruled, overturning a high-profile conviction of a Swedish translator.
Manga images 'not child porn': Supreme Court - The Local
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:53 PM
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A victory for free speech and common sense. Now we just need to hope other countries follow this precedent
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:48 AM
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Well damn, finally. Still can't believe something like this could go to court anywhere.
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:24 AM
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On a related note, in the UK under the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, non-photographic pornagraphic images that give the "predominant impression" is of a person under the age of 18 are illegal. This means that manga like this case is illegal in the UK.

This is espectially complex since the age of consent in the UK is 16.
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