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A California husband and wife were found guilty in federal court of transmitting obscenities through an Internet computer bulletin board in Memphis, Tenn. "This case would never have gone to trial in California," said Richard Williams, defense attorney for Robert and Carleen Thomas, who founded the Amateur Action Bulletin Board System from Milpitas, Calif. He may be right, since the case was built on the issue of whether the sexually explicit material violated "community standards." The couple plan to appeal, and the case could make it to the Supreme Court.