Issuing a stern rebuke to a trial judge for imposing too harsh a sentence on a man who confessed to receiving child pornography, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the facts of the man’s case did not justify a lifetime ban on using computers and accessing the Internet.

The unanimous three-judge panel also expressed dismay that the case marked the third time that the appellate court was forced to reverse the same judge — U.S. District Judge Alan N. Bloch of the Western District of Pennsylvania — on similar issues.

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