According to US reports, a lawyer and a mother have been prosecuted for trying to sell a child on the Internet, an action described as "despicable" by the US government and child agencies.
By Richard Barry
| March 31, 1999 -- 07:57 GMT (23:57 PST)
| Topic: Networking
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