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Prosecution is difficult because multiple international servers are used, sometimes to transmit the images in fragments to evade the law. Department of Justice states that "At any one time there are estimated to be more than one million pornographic images of children on the Internet, with 200 new images posted daily." They also note that a single offender arrested in the U. possessed 450,000 child pornography images, and that a single child pornography site received a million hits in a month.Some child pornographers also circumvent detection by using viruses to illegally gain control of computers on which they remotely store child pornography. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has ruled that if a user downloads child pornography from a file sharing network and possesses it in his "shared folder" without configuring the software to not share that content, he can be charged with distributing child pornography. Further, that much of the trade in child pornography takes place at hidden levels of the Internet, and that it has been estimated that there are between 50,000 and 100,000 paedophiles involved in organised pornography rings around the world, and that one third of these operate from the United States.79% also had images of nude or semi-nude children, but only 1% possessed such images alone.Law enforcement found about half (48%) had more than 100 graphic still images, and 14% had 1,000 or more graphic images.Both distribution and possession are now criminal offenses in almost all Western countries.A wide movement is working to globalize the criminalization of child pornography, including major international organizations such as the United Nations and the European Commission.
The prepubescent pornography is viewed and collected by pedophiles for a variety of purposes, ranging from private sexual uses, trading with other pedophiles, preparing children for sexual abuse as part of the process known as "child grooming", or enticement leading to entrapment for sexual exploitation such as production of new child pornography or child prostitution.
In one case, a Massachusetts man was charged with possession of child pornography when hackers used his computer to access pornographic sites and store pornographic pictures without his knowledge. One massive international child pornography ring was centered in the Netherlands.
In the largest ever operation of its kind, police in 30 countries arrested 184 suspects and identified 486 others.
The CEO stated "The worrying issue is the severity and the gravity of the images is increasing.
We're talking about prepubescent children being raped." About 80 percent of the children in the abusive images are female, and 91 percent appear to be children under the age of 12.Approximately 1 in 5 (21%) had images depicting violence such as bondage, rape, or torture and most of those involved images of children who were gagged, bound, blindfolded, or otherwise enduring sadistic sex.