Searching for child pornography on the Internet and following links to make such images appear on a computer screen constitutes knowing possession or control of that material, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled. The decision comes in the case of a Delaware County man who argued that although he admitted to searching the Internet for pornographic images of underage girls, the presence of the images in his Web browser's cache file did not support his conviction for possession of child pornography.
Pa. Justices: Internet Child Porn Search Constitutes 'Knowing Possession'
The Legal Intelligencer
May 28, 2009