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Dealing with porn that leads to child exploitation. (In-Depth)

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Most Porn is Misogynistic

Most pornography is contributing to rape culture and adding to a general persuasion of society toward misogyny. Why? About 90% of the porn online contains extensive verbal or physical aggression toward women. And yes, some contains aggression and violence toward men. Neither is acceptable. There's nothing healthy about any form of violence.

10% of Porn may be Healthy Erotica

Not all porn demeans women. Casting women in porn scripts that are healthy erotica has no negative connotation for women in general. If women want to be lawyers, is that demeaning? If you see a picture of a woman lawyer do you automatically think all women are heartless liars? Not really (well, lawyers maybe, but not healthy erotica stars  :o). Not all 'pornography' is bad, but most of it is....

Most Porn is Harmful

  • "Porn" is the most searched for term on the internet.
  • The narrative in porn is usually formed around men's pleasure as the only goal of sexual activity--the women are shown in a subordinate role. There is no equality.
  • Consumption of pornography is a cause of rape and other forms of violence against women.
  • Porn often triggers deviant conduct of those who are predisposed. For example, rape of a prepubescent child followed "habitual" consumption of child porn "within six months" although the men were previously "horrified at the idea", according to some men in prison.
  • Porn eroticizes the domination, humiliation, and coercion of women, and reinforces sexual and rape-cultural attitudes that are complicit in rape and sexual harassment.
  • Pornography production often entails physical, psychological, and/or economic coercion of the women who perform and model in it and that is tantamount to sexual assault or rape.
  • Pornography is a multiillion dollar industry that attracts criminals and persons with other deviancy.

"When you remove the humanity from the image, you are often successful in removing the humanity from the viewer. As viewers of our mass mass media pornographic imaging society we can easily and innocently get subconsciously hijacked by the seductive and addictive nature of these images. Human sexuality can be one of the most powerful, sacred, communion human experiences available. When you cut the Heart and Humanity out of sex, you go a long way to desensitize, numb and dumb down the human being." -- Coach Jane

Some pornography is just plain nasty, encoraging verbal and physical violence toward women and should be taken down from the internet and destroyed. In many cases the publisher should be prosecuted. Any person who encourages another to commit a crime should be prosecuted.

Any media that promotes rape or any form of violence toward any person is wrongful and should be removed from public access and destroyed. The publishers should be held accountable for encouraging the crime of rape and sexual assault. The internet is a collection of connected computers in our global community, available to anyone with a computing device. We need to clean up the internet by reducing threats to the safety of women and children. That includes pornography. -- The RINJ Foundation women

Is it Pornography or Healthy Erotica?


Distinguishing between "pornography" and "healthy erotica" is important and hopefully this distinction can be assumed of the reader. (RINJ) Healthy erotica can be sex-positive and even feministic--that doesn't mean it should be but it can be. Healthy erotica and its publishers, practitioners and subscribers should not be shunned but they should be held to account for their activities as should any publisher.

Internet Shouldn't be Distributing Pornography

The RINJ Foundation Women have learned that "Pornography drives Child Sex Trade" (some case examples will follow). Furthermore, internet porn is responsible for stimulating, causing, or encouraging most of the enormous number of child rapes in the world by changing the perception of children from humans to objects or in other words objectifying children in a dehumanizing manner to obliterate the perception of crime when sexual violence victimizes the (child) object of the act. It is a deliberate and disgusting psychological trick employed throughout a sick industry.
RINJ has talked to investigators who cannot repeat what they have seen in their investigation without weeping in the case of a certain Peter Gerard Scully (D.O.B 13 January 1963) who commit rape, child sex trade/trafficking/slavery, and various porn crimes in the Philippines. Officers complained of one film made by this offender which entailed raping an 18-month baby girl by suspending her from a rope by her legs. We don't know the fate of the child. Scully is on prison. It's an ugly case for many reasons. Too ugly and evil to discuss. Anyone who comes across a person contiguously or in the act of committing this type of conduct should restrain or kill the perpetrator in extended self-defence of the child, without hesitation. Performing such acts on children is categorized as "snuff-porn". It's a type of pornography where children or adults are raped and assailed violentl;y until the time of their death at which time the camera stops rolling.

Driving Child sex Trade does not refer to a mindset it refers to the actual facilitation of adult meeting child in person for wrongful purpose.

Most child porn sites link to access gateways wherein sex tourists can make arrangements to travel to the crime perpetrators' country of operation and attend with the child for the purpose of illegal sexual contact with a child.

RINJ Case Work Proves Porn Drives Child Sex Trade

Since 2007 in its previous incarnation, the RINJ Campaign, now The RINJ Foundation studied numerous organized crime groups and independent businesses. RINJ conducted many investigations into missing children and women who have vanished because of organized crime internet activities related to human trafficking business, the sex worker industry, and pornography (often correlated).

In many cases, missing persons turned up in the United States or Canada as females who had become known as young erotic dancers posing for pictures online, then exploited, bought and sold, or gifted and regifted between criminal Biker Gangs as in one case where the Warlocks MC retired a president and gifted him with a female and a trailer park management job. The girl was "rescued" and returned to family who eventually went back to India. She would never have been so badly exploited and trafficked as a slave if she had not of her own free will become an underage porn-model online. There is a complicated lesson in that and another condemnation of internet porn.

The Case of Brian Way (Regina Vs Way) in Canada Bagged Hundreds of Internet Quasi-Porn & Soft-Porn-Buying Customers who Commit their own Child Sex Trade Crimes of a worse kind.


One independent actor case recently resulted in a ten-year prison sentence for a Toronto man, Mr. Brian Way who said in 2006 that at one time he had been an Ottawa, Ontario police officer and who initially sold films promoting sports and nudist camps. Read: R._v._Way_2015_ONSC_3080

The importance of this case is more about the customers of Mr. Way and their activities that exploited children physically. Because of Mr. Way's cooperation with the FBI in the USA literally hundreds of sex offenders were put under surveillance and many such operations resulted in removing dangerous offenders from society.
Our point is that porn of any kind, especially that which includes children, causes people with a proclivity toward child exploitation to become activated. -- The RINJ Foundation women
RINJ Campaign workers (RINJ Campaign was the original name of The RINJ Foundation) had been told by supporters and contributors that their focus on female-only missing and exploited children was misandrist behaviour and it should focus in a more gender balanced manner. One such complainant was an American in North Carolina who posed as an anti-crime crusader with a web page (CrimeFightersUSA.com and probably baikalfilms.blogspot.com) devoted to antagonizing Mr. Way and whom Mr. Way in 2007 described as a full blown pedophile who was 'guilty of serious crime'.

RINJ workers met Mr. Way and his mother, an American woman named Sandra Waslo. She at the time lived in Mississauga but originally hailed from Staford VA USA and would go back there.

Ironically, Mr. Way identified himself in 2006 as a person who assisted police in capturing sex offenders because the third party films he sold attracted "shady characters". He said his law enforcement contacts were in the USA. He clearly stated that he intended to make a lot of money in this business but that he did not want to violate the statutes of any country.

In December 2006 he was informed that UPS deliveries of purchased films were not reaching customers. Apparently police seized two or three garbage bags full of these films on November 27, 2006.

Mr. Way told RINJ workers that he was contacted by Toronto Police Services' child exploitation unit and a meeting was requested for December 19, 2006. At that meeting Mr, Way and his lawyer were told by an Officer Purchas, "I have no right to keep these movies because they're lawful movies" and the films were returned.
Saturday, December 23, 2006 1:38 PM >FYI Toronto PD wrapped up an investigation into me and my company regarding my products. CLEARED of any wrong doing; business as usual. :) > Have a good Christmas. > B.
In late 2006 the case of moviebizz.com, baikalfilms.com, Azovfilms.com and 4p5p.com had also been raised in numerous online complaints as being a business that exploited male children. (Other domains used in this quasi-porn business included acmefilmfactory.org, acmefilmsone.org, ataboyfilms.net, ataboyfilms.org, blackseafilms.com, boytune.net, boytune.org, crimefightersusa.net, crimefightersusa.org, crimefighterusa.net, crimefighterusa.org, europasunproductions.com, pojkart.com, pojkart.net, pojkart.org, tinysumo.0rg, tinysumo.com, tinysumo.net, tvbrian.com, and tvdop.com.)

Azov Web Site on March 5, 2011

The Azov site offered for sale sports and nudist camp DVDs that based on freeze-frame capture images contained both adults and children, none of which 'actors' apparently were performing sexual acts according to Way and later Supreme Court Justice Julie Thorburn's eventual judgment and reasons. Notwithstanding what Mr. Way had to say, RINJ workers were told an opinion that while the films may not be considered unlawful in Canada, they could be unlawful elsewhere.

Mr. Way told the RINJ Campaign that he was in constant contact with the FBI and he was supplying detailed information about subscribers to his films. Mr. Way said that even though the films he sold were not of a criminal nature, the people who were entertained by such material did comprise a group he had disdain for; those people who were pedophiles and were inclined to commit sex crimes against children. That would suggest he knew that his content at least contributed to crime.

Way also said that as a former police officer he felt a strong community spirit and wanted to help law enforcement even though he sought to make money from a borderline unlawful enterprise. Toronto Police were non-responsive to RINJ queries for corroboration.

The RINJ Campaign group became distracted when the small team turned its focus on exploited males and females within the Catholic Church, an investigation that led to Ontario's numerous survivors of priest-wrongdoing being compensated by the Ontario, Canada Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and to the United States where illegal medical procedures were being used against females to circumnavigate the definitions of crime contained in US Federal and State laws forbidding female genital mutilation (FGM). The RINJ Foundation adduces that FGM is a crime of Sexual Assault if no specific statute applies

In 2008 Mr. Way disengaged from his rusing contacts of the RINJ Campaign when he claimed angrily that he was being hacked or sabotaged in his web site. It was at that time that his hosting company PRQ dumped him.

Later in 2009 RINJ Campaign volunteers revisited the Way site which was still up and running. Mr. Way appeared to be making his own films by hiring subcontractors. In fact Mr. Way was acting in a manner other global sex offenders operate (read the case of Michael Carey Clemans) by creating arm's-length hires to do their dirty work.

Complaints were filed but RINJ workers who were told by law enforcement both in Canada and the United States once again that Mr. Way had not committed a crime and leave police work to police. Mr. Way had complained that RINJ Volunteers had attacked his web site and deleted its files. RINJ was already in a fight to expose FGM in the United States by trying to create the first refugee in Canada from the USA surrounding an allegation of Female Genital Mutilation. The claimant was able to give a statement to the Refugee Board which denied that FGM could occur in North America. Law enforcement did not want to hear anything RINJ had to say about AzovFilms.com and of course denied profusely that there was any such thing as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in North America.

Phoning police did not have a good result in 2007 and 2008 but in early 2010, following repeated anonymous and identified RINJ complaints posted on social media and to criminal complaint sites as well as to Canadian CrimeStoppers, Toronto Police with the help of the FBI, RINJ learned at the time, had begun to investigate the Azov and Baikal Films sites previously located in Sweden at prq.se but subsequently moved to the USA after PRQ's Gottfrid Svartholm shut Asov Films' site down allegedly because it received complaints and hacking attempts that made *PRQ fear for its network. The investigative Project Spade ironically used data supplied by Way to the FBI. (*PRQ claims to be a specialized hosting provider, located in Sweden, a free-speech haven. "We serve a growing community of international clients with special needs." Seven swedes were arrested by Project Spade.).

Mr. Way was arrested in May, 2011 and held in jail until final sentencing in August 2016. About this time period, the trial judge years later heard complaints from Mr. Way that he had been sexually assaulted and beaten by Corrections Officers and Court Officers. He was given relief of 6 months from his sentence.

Superior Court Justice Julie Thorburn in Ontario, Canada on August 8, 2016 found that 57 out of approximately 800 films sold online by Mr. Way met the legal definition of child pornography. She noted that Way's films initially were outside the definition but that his films became increasingly sexually explicit over the years to the point where illegal content was found in 2011. She also noted that the content of the films is at the "low end of the spectrum" for child pornography since no sexual acts were performed. He was sentenced to 10 years prison and a fine of ,000 Cdn. Including time served since 2011, he would be released in 20 months (Spring 2018) following his August 2016 sentence.
This case should be a warning to anyone who thinks they can incorporate children into even erotica or quasi-porn with impunity. It supports the RINJ argument that a total ban on Internet Pornography especially that featuring children would enhance the safety of millions of women and children. -- The RINJ Foundation women

The impact of the R V Way Case

By 2013, as a result of police accessing Mr, Way's customer lists and investigating these people 50 persons were arrested in Ontario, 58 in the rest of Canada, 76 in the United States, and 164 around the world. Among those arrested were 40 school teachers, nine doctors and nurses, six law enforcement personnel, nine pastors and priests and three foster parents.

In one instance police found over 350,000 images and over 9,000 videos of child sexual abuse in the home of a retired Canadian school teacher. Some of the images were of children known to the accused. He was charged with sexually abusing a child relative.

Mr. Way was not convicted of trafficking children, he was convicted of producing, owning and distributing porn that caused extraordinary harm to countless numbers of children as secondary crimes stimulated by his enterprise.

To this day there are still investigations underway relating to customer lists of this case.

On the basis of Mr. Way's matter, RINJ adduces that Internet Pornography drives Child Sex Trade and particularly content featuring children should be banned.

Another case that is very instructive:

The case of Child Trafficker Michael Carey Clemans


According to court documents, beginning in June 2014, Michael Carey Clemans conspired with a woman in the Philippines to produce child pornography. During much of the conspiracy, Clemans was temporarily residing in Bangkok, Thailand, where he worked as an airline pilot. In April 2015, Clemans returned to his Sacramento residence and continued his overseas conspiracy using his online account to chat with the Filipino woman. In these chats, Clemans discussed various strategies to obtain minor girls whom he could rape. Clemans instructed the Filipino woman on how to find vulnerable victims, directing her to look for orphans and victims of typhoons.
According to RINJ's Sharon Santiago, some ten million Filipino moms work as Overseas Foreign Workers (OFW) and their children are not cared for at home, in fact, she notes, "the children are being raped at home in the Philippines while the moms are putting up with sexual abuse in other countries as domestic workers". Note: PH President Duterte recently cancelled OFWs headed for Kuwait because of numerous and horrid sexual abuses of Filipino OFWs in Kuwait meanwhile dozens of children of OFWs have endured sexual assaults and rape.

A group is urging the Davao, Philippines local government to look into the "disturbing plight" of the children of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) from Davao City. Davao Today.

According to a RINJ Foundation straw poll, some 80% or more children in the Philippines are subjected to rape, sexual assault or sexual harassment.

The accused Michael Carey Clemans gave his employee in the Philippines explicit instructions on how to photograph children's naked bodies so he could determine which ones he would come to the Philippines to rape. He indicated in chats with the Filipino woman that he was particularly interested in very young virgins.

On multiple occasions, Michael Carey Clemans paid another co-conspirator to obtain temporary custody of the children in the Philippines and produce child pornography for him.

According to evidence adduced at trial, Clemans engaged in another scheme with separate individuals in November 2013, in which he traveled from the United States to Manila for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with minors, including an 11-year-old girl, after requesting and receiving pornographic images of minors whom he expected to rape.

(The Michael Carey Clemans case is the product of an extraordinary investigation by the USA Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Philippine National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). Assistant U.S. Attorneys Andre M. Espinosa and Colleen M. Kennedy are the prosecutors in the case. With appeals and administrative hearings the case will continue for years. Michael Carey Clemans at the time of publication was serving a life sentence (January 23, 2018 - Michael Carey Clemans was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Mendez to life imprisonment in a federal penitentiary.) in the USA.)

Studying Human Trafficking is Also Instructive

According to the 2016 report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the vast majority of all human trafficking victims - some 71 per cent - are women and girls and one third are children. These reports are done every two years. As of February 2018 the latest report is: 2016_Global_Report_on_Trafficking_in_Persons.
"Trafficking for sexual exploitation and for forced labour remain the most prominently detected forms, but victims are also being trafficked to be used as beggars, for forced or sham marriages, benefit fraud, or production of pornography," says UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov.
The 2016 UNODC Global Report disaggregates data on the basis of gender and found that women and girls are usually trafficked for marriage and sexual slavery.

Worldwide, it is estimated that 28 per cent of trafficking victims are children, but children account for 62 per cent in Sub-Saharan Africa and 64 per cent in Central America and the Caribbean. Sixty nine countries detected trafficking victims from Sub-Saharan Africa between 2012 and 2014.

Mr. Fedotov emphasized a link between armed groups & human trafficking, noting how armed groups often engage in trafficking in their territories of operation, coercing women and girls into marriages or sexual slavery, and pressing men and boys to act as forced labour or combatants.

Honestly we don't know exactly how many children have been trafficked for sex into or within any particular country. Sex trafficking is a hidden crime and recorded statistics are almost certainly an under-estimate. RINJ looks at behaviour of aggressors like ISIS/Boko Haram etc. in war zones, internet traffic, sniffed phrases embedded in traffic, movement of population groups and the movement of money as best we can. RINJ assesses information from RINJ members and former "child sex slaves". We look at convictions and court data to make an estimate of how many children are trafficked by each organization cell and arrive at a coefficient of crime, a quantum per activity, that can give us a total number. The numbers are horrendous--mind boggling.

In the Past Five Years RINJ Has Studied the Impact of Internet Porn

In doing its work The RINJ Foundation has concluded that the safety of women and children would be enhanced by discouraging or better yet banning the publishing of internet porn. The mechanics of such a ban are onerous but it is possible to compel browser distributors to introduce and maintain a pornography-blocking capability and for entire nations to block certain known websites. It is also possible to create laws that forbid IP block owners to allow dangerous porn sites.

In 2012 The RINJ Foundation adduced that "Pornography Drives Child Sex Trade" and in 2018 will begin to campaign to remove the publishing of dangerous pornography, in particular, child porn or quasi-child-porn tricks avoidance of the definition for which many nations do not have laws and enforcement.

Banning all internet porn must happen eventually. Does that mean that pornography would go back to DVD or equivalent technology publishing? Probably. But whatever it takes, society must stand between sexually violent criminals and children and their families. Any sex with children is a crime. Marginalizing women to the point of being objects also encourages crime on a large scale.
The internet is a collection of connected computers in our global community. We need to clean it up by eliminating threats to the safety of women and children. That includes pornography. -- The RINJ Foundation women

Generally evaluate the impact of Porn Already Online

  1. Does internet porn marginalize women? Yes.
  2. Does internet porn Exploit Children? Yes.
  3. Does internet porn include Portrayal of Bestiality? Yes.
  4. Is Internet Porn a conduit for Crime? Yes.
  5. Is internet Porn Harmful: Yes
  6. Does internet porn stimulate and grow a market for human trafficking? Yes.

‣ With integrity as its guiding light, the RINJ Foundation mission is to make the promise of safety for women and children live up to its potential.

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