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Police: Youth soccer referee arrested for sharing child porn

The Tucson Police Department arrested a Tucson man on Tuesday for 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, authorities said.
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Sep 10, 2014, 1:26 pm
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I am concerned when I read these stories…concerned for our privacy. I would like to know just how it is determined that these guys are sharing the porn. How do I know they’re not using some sort of security hole to scour my computer, and make sure I’m not breaking any rules?

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Sep 10, 2014, 3:19 pm
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@Bret Linden,

When you post something on another website, the server logs will show your IP address. From that, it’s not hard to track you down.

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Sep 10, 2014, 3:33 pm
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@Dylan Smith

In theory, I agree with you. But, and perhaps I’m giving too much credit here, I have to believe that someone engaging in activity that is this highly illegal, they would take precautions beforehand to prevent leaving such digital breadcrumbs. Subscribing to a VPN, encrypting your hard drive, something simple like that.

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