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Federal court ruling may thwart online child porn investigations

• Capitol Media Services

A new federal appellate court ruling involving a Tucson man could throw roadblocks in the path of police and prosecutors trying to catch and convict people of sending child pornography over the Internet.

In a unanimous decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said people cannot be convicted of transporting such images unless there is evidence that the actual files crossed state lines. A file sent from and received within Arizona does not qualify.

 

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