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Internet Addict Sentenced to 3 Years Jail for Possessing Child Pornography

Posted: July 1st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CRIME! | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Internet Addict Sentenced to 3 Years Jail for Possessing Child Pornography

Child Sex OffendersA South Australian computer technician who downloaded child pornography and frequented internet chatrooms in order to fulfil his impaired sexual fantasies about toddlers has been jailed for 3 years. 38 year old Steven John Bolbot, pleaded guilty to an aggravated count of possessing child pornography as well as two counts of producing child pornography.

The Adelaide District Court heard that South Australia Police officers searched Bolbot’s home in February 2012, during the search they found Bolbot using an internet chatroom, they also discovered 2,280 chat logs – of Bolbot role-playing – and found 246 images of child pornography on hard drives in his possession.

The court heard Bolbot’s social isolation and internet addiction led him to use chatrooms to explore his sexual fantasies about young children. It heard Bolbot was employed as a computer technician in 2009, He was however sacked as a result of the criminal charges.

Several researchers have reported correlations between paedophilia and certain psychological characteristics, such as low self-esteem and poor social skills. While we’ve spent quite a large amount of time outing paedophile behaviour – Paedophilia – there is a gathering body of evidence that describes this abominable behaviour as an illness.

We accept that this an extremely complicated issue – as outlined in articles such as: Cohen et al  ‘Personality Impairment in Male Paedophiles‘ which outlines a view of paedophiles as having an illness, described as impaired interpersonal functioning, elevated passive-aggressiveness, as well as  an impaired self-concept.

According to the authors, pathologic personality traits in paedophiles lend support to a hypothesis that such pathology is related to both motivation for and failure to inhibit paedophilia behaviour. However, in Australia the sentencing of this most damaging anti-social behaviour is at best weak, in comparison: a US court has just sentenced a paedophile to 40 years jail :: Read the full article »»»»