Victims of child pornography can be paid for their losses, but within limits, high court says

  • by: MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 4:40 PM

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.

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