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Thanks. Isn't there something in federal law and most state laws that make possession of child pornography illegal. So if for example 100 images come up on my screen when I'm on the website, and 98 of them are of people 18-years old or older, and 2 of them are of, say, 15-year olds, can they make a claim that I "possessed" child pornography on my computer?
Take a look at this one lawyer's site, which talks about the federal statute defining possession and receiving:
So if the two images are among the 100, does that mean I received or "possessed" them?