Linguistical issues: Child Pornography

The other day I was in a cab going to a friends house.  The cab driver had on a ramdom Chilean radio station that was broadcasting the news.  The reporter announced:

A new case of child pornography involving several children has been identified by the police in Valparaiso, Chile.  That means, parents, please pay attention to what your children are looking at on the internet!

My only thought was: “huh???”  Then I realized that he thought child pornography was porn for kids.  For the record, it is pornography OF children.


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