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Child Porn Decision Turns On Downloading Intent

New York ruling highlights gray area of Connecticut law

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

James Kent, a public administration professor at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., was convicted of hundreds of counts of procuring and possessing child pornography via the Internet on his work computer. Last week, New York's highest court reversed the convictions that were based on images located in temporary Internet or "cache" folders on his computer hard drive.