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[–] Spank_My_Bottom [S] 0 points 24 points (+24|-0) ago  (edited ago)

The story in case people inquire:

There was a user who claimed one of the images I uploaded there was of underage girls. Apparently, he has a database of images that are known to be underage.

It was a rather chaste image, two girls in bikini bottoms used shaving cream to create makeshift clothes and did a silly pose as if looking up for planes. You could not see the nipples, and it was about as revealing as really tight swimsuit.

Ideally, the user would contact me or comment on the image and I would remove it without problem. But he made a post on /v/whatever and complained about "child pornography". It prompted other mods to delete all the pictures from the last month or so.

I cannot reasonably request every naked picture I post to be holding up a valid government ID. I recently came across this picture and opted against posting it in /v/bikini, because the girl looked underage. Later somebody pointed out to me she is 21 or 22. You cannot really tell at first sight whether somebody is legal or not.

Every generation has its witchhunt issue. I think underage nudity is ours. The laws were made to prevent horrible abuse of children, causing terrible suffering and permanent psychological harm. But it is surrounded with hysteria and many pictures that are not causing any harm whatsoever are lumped together with it. I do not think seventeen year old girl's topless selfie is any worse than nineteen year old's.

I will comply with the Voat policy to protect the site and abide by the law. But I value moral imperatives more than current criminal code and I refuse to participate in the mob mentality. I think the mods overreacted and prevented people from viewing legal, enjoyable content because of a baseless panic over a hot issue.

If you do see any of my images and you know it is illegal, please simply message me the link and I will remove it.

I have reuploaded the images so you don't miss out.

Edit: The mod deleted all images I ever uploaded on the sub. The number is over fifty. I reuploaded them all, but I cannot link all of them here. If you would like to see the pictures please see my posting history. Some of the best links I discovered were there.

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[–] Memorexem 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Well. That sucks. What disturbs me most, though, is the fact that he keeps a 'database of images known to be underage' 'with nipples and crotches censored'. So, basically, he just went and downloaded a bunch of what he considers CP and knows them well enough to pick them out. Yeah. Right. Thou doth protest too much..

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[–] Spank_My_Bottom [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

He claims he was a photobucket mod and they had the database to consult the deletions.

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[–] Memorexem 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I doubt it, simply for the fact photobucket probably wouldn't want it known they keep an image database of CP. Especially one this guy still, apparently, peruses enough to know that one certain picture was on there. Hope the censorship watchdogs don't get ahold of him, unless he can actually prove it.

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[–] taco_salad 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

You are doing a good job.

So, is the database simply one of with known names or is it file hashes? Databases that only use filenames begin to generate false positives as their entries age.

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[–] Spank_My_Bottom [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

He said it was an image database with crotches and nipples censored.

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[–] taco_salad 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

What a glorious looking girl