Court Says Web Use Not Necessarily "Interstate"

It may be called the World Wide Web, but the government cannot automatically equate Internet use with movement of photos of child pornography across state lines, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The decision breaks with two other circuits, the 3rd and 5th, which simply assumed that the interstate character of the Internet means a connection to a Web site server invariably involves data moving in interstate commerce.

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