The legislation therefore applies to images of a person over the age of 16 who is made to appear younger than that.
If the site is hosted overseas, the ABA can notify content filter developers to add it to their lists of offensive sites (Chalmers 2002).
It is clear, though, that the Internet provides an environment for the proliferation of child pornography and the creation of an expanding market for its consumption.
This paper explores three important questions: As pointed out by Taylor and Quayle (2003), the legal definition of child pornography does not capture all the material that an adult with a sexual interest in children may consider sexualised or sexual.
Toni Makkai Acting Director Child pornography existed before the creation of the Internet.
It is not possible to say whether the advent of the Internet has fuelled the demand for child pornography and expanded an existing market, or whether it simply satisfies in new ways a market that would have existed in any event.