Originally Posted by Pink22m
I noticed this as well, and would like to know the same thing. Refusing to discuss a problem just because it happens to be hellacious does nothing to help solve it, and deleting a thread for this reason is downright asinine. Unfortunately child pornography does exist, and refusing to have an open dialogue about is turning a blind eye to the problem. If the thread was deleted because of the hellaciousness of the topic, then these moderators should be ashamed of themselves.
When confronted with an ugly and disturbing problem that is escalating because internet technology has made it incredibly profitable, I think the most effective response is to look the other way and hum a cheery tune.