2257 Exemption Exemption Statement — With regard to all visual depictions appearing on this website, for which the operators of this website are “producers,” such depictions are exempt from the provisions of 18 U.S.C. §2257 and 28 C.F.R. 75 because:
- they do not portray actual sexually explicit conduct as specifically defined in 18 U.S.C §2256 (2) (A)(i)-(iv);
- they do not portray depictions of the genitals or pubic area created after July 27, 2006;
- they do not portray simulated sexually explicit activity created after the effective date of Title 18 U.S.C. §2257A; or,
- they were created prior to July 3, 1995.
In addition, because the free speech & expression exhibited by this publication, The content and photos is “neither obscene, nor the product of sexual abuse, it does not fall outside the protection of the First Amendment” (quote from the United States Supreme Court in Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition 122 S.CT 1389). That is the law, as set down in April of 2002 by the United States Supreme Court. This Internet publication is legal protected speech.
The content of this Internet publication are protected by Federal Copyright Law in the USA, and the International Copyright Treaty known as The Berne Union for the Protection of Artistic Property (The Berne Convention).
Questions or comments regarding the Exemption Statement should be addressed to: legal @ teenmarvel.com