The following articles document AOL's history with child pornography and pedophiles.
Associated Press story on nationwide FBI raids on the
homes of America Online's child pornography traders.
San Francisco Chronicle technology columnist links
pedophile problem to their user policies.
The hacker who wrote "AOHell" tells why he created
partly in response to AOL's stance on child pornography.
Related Cincinnati Enquirer article about FBI
into child pornography on America Online.
Phoenix Gazette article describing the selling of
pornography over America Online and downloading from AOL
New Jersey Ledger article detailing the conviction of
an America Online pedophile for sex with a 13-year-old.
Excerpt from 1991 Newsweek article on AOL's early
experiences with child pornography.
Testimony by journalist Barry Crimmins before the
Congress on July 24, 1995 regarding America Online and
Documents entered to support Barry Crimmins'
Crimmins' Boston Phoenix Article describing
before Congress and his confrontation with AOL's legal
Speech by child rights advocate Barry Crimmins, who
forwarded child pornography to federal investigators
tracking traders on AOL.
newsweeklies account of Crimmin's war against AOL
Letter from AOL CEO Steve Case to members touching
issue of child pornography.
Lawsuit filed by a Florida mother alleging AOL
aided in the trading of pornographic videotapes of her 11-year-old son.1