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The trial of Patrick Naughton

From all outside appearances, former Infoseek executive Patrick Naughton seemed the personification of the American dream.

Today he is facing up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to child sex charges. ZDNet US reporter Lisa Bowman, who was in court for the trial, takes an in-depth look at the Naughton case.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part II.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part III.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part IV.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part V.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part VI.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part VII.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part VIII.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part IX.

  • Naughton: The American dream turned sour, Part X.

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