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Panel: change sentencing in child porn cases

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Sentencing Commission says the advent of the Internet has led to broad sentencing disparities in child pornography cases, and that the existing penalty structure needs to be changed. In a study for Congress, the commission said Wednesday that federal law enforcement agencies handle nearly 2,000 child pornography prosecutions annually, up from 700 a decade ago. It...

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