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QLD Illegal to Accidentally View Pornography Online?

Discussion in 'Criminal Law Forum' started by Worex, 21 August 2016.

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  1. Worex

    Worex Member

    21 August 2016
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    I was on the deep web, just looking through wikis and safe information websites when I stumbled upon a link that I accidentally clicked and was directed to a website. I wasn't sure of the website's content as no images had loaded. I don't know what button I pressed and Images were shown. I closed the website immediately, cleared my cache and temp files, and shut down my machine.

    Is it illegal to accidentally view such things? The Criminal Code isn't very clear regarding these pornography issues.

    Any help would be great!

  2. Rod

    Rod Well-Known Member

    27 May 2014
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    Based on the actions you say you have done, you have not committed a crime.

    Possession of any images is a crime, so hopefully your system is clean.

    Possession, making and distribution are all illegal; deep web or surface web makes no difference to your guilt or innocence.

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