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Floridian arrested, accused of running porn Web sites

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal agents Wednesday arrested a man they say runs Web sites that exploit misspellings by computer users to direct children looking for Disneyland or the Teletubbies to explicit sex instead.

Officials said it was the first prosecution in the nation under a provision of the new AMBER Alert legislation that makes it a crime to use a misleading Web address to draw children to pornography. The provision calls for a prison sentence of up to four years.

John Zuccarini, 53, was arrested at a motel in Hollywood, Fla., where authorities believe he had been living for months.

Zuccarini registered thousands of Internet addresses and was earning up to $1 million per year off them — much of it from sex sites that paid him when he sent Web users their way, U.S. Attorney James Comey said.