But not everyone agrees on exactly who should be ordered to pay restitution: Should it be limited to the person who produced the pornography, or should people who possess the images be required to pay?
New York attorney James R. Marsh thinks it should be both. He represents a woman, now 21, who goes publicly by the pseudonym "Amy." She is the subject in one of the most actively traded child-pornography series, known as the "Misty series." Amy was 8 years old when she was victimized.
Marsh has made more than 400 requests for restitution for his client since September 2008.
Marsh hired experts ranging from a psychologist to a forensic economi...