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Los Angeles Peer-to-Peer Sharing Child Porn Lawyer

Los Angeles Child Pornography Lawyer

Peer-to-peer sharing is an increasingly popular way of sharing files via the internet. The computers in a peer-to-peer network use diverse connectivity between participants. These networks make file sharing easier because each computer can directly connect with the other, without a server in the middle. In essence, the individual computers act as servers to one another and allow file sharing, downloads and uploads. Peer-to-peer sharing is also referred to as “P2P”.

More recently, peer-to-peer sharing in some instances has been linked to the distribution of child pornography. In an August 19th, 2008 press release from the U.S. Department of Justice website, peer-to-peer sharing is specifically mentioned in a child pornography case. According to the release, federal and local authorities worked together to conduct an 8-month investigation which resulted in criminal charges against 52 individual defendants who allegedly used peer-to-peer networks to exchange child pornography.

Fighting Peer-to-peer Sharing Charges

It is imperative that you consult a Los Angeles child pornography attorney as soon as possible if you have you been accused of the possession, production or unlawful distribution of child pornography in conjunction with a peer-to-peer network. You may face very serious charges under state or federal law, and a conviction may result in long-term imprisonment in state prison, large fines, probation and sex offender registration.

Just one of the criminal penalties associated with a child pornography conviction is enough to forever change your life. Together, the consequences of a conviction are disastrous. You may lose your freedom, your job, and custody of your children. Your reputation may never recover. You may have to register as a sex offender, a label that will last a lifetime. By working with a defense lawyer, you have the opportunity to avoid these consequences and can instead move on with your life. Contact Okabe & Haushalter to protect your rights in the face of peer-to-peer sharing charges.

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The Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys at Okabe & Haushalter are ready to fight to tooth and nail for you. You have most likely heard of our firm from our television appearances, newspaper articles and other media from the national and international covered cases we have handled.