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Fourth Circuit: Peer-to-Peer File Sharing is “Distribution” of Child Pornography per 18 USC ยง2252A

United States v. Dean Stitz (No. 16-4813) The defendant was convicted for distributing child pornography after making files available for download on a peer-to-peer file sharing network. On appeal, he argues that the district court erred in finding a factual basis for his guilty plea, because he lacked specific intent to distribute child pornography. The

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