Author gets probation for 'paedophile guide'
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Author gets probation for 'paedophile guide'

Lakeland : FL : USA | Apr 06, 2011 at 9:45 PM PDT
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Amazon Pulls Pedophile Book

A Colorado man who wrote a guidebook "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure" giving advice to paedophiles has been sentenced to two years' probation.

This book argues that paedophiles are misunderstood and purports to offer advice to help them abide by the law.

The 48 years old Phillip Greaves pleaded no contest on Wednesday to distributing obscene material depicting minors engaged in harmful conduct

Greaves will serve the sentence in Colorado and will not have to register as a sex offender.

Last November he sold a copy of the self-published book on Amazon after this he was arrested in December.However the book was later removed from the site.

Amazon.com had to face a lot of criticism for selling the book on its website.

After angry comments and threats of boycotts from thousands of Amazon users, the site pulled the book from its virtual shelves.

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