Charles Rust-Tierney, a coach of
According to a federal criminal complaint, Rust-Tierney had used his email address and credit card for a subscription and access to a child pornography website. According to the criminal complaint, Rust-Tierney has subscribed to multiple child pornography websites over a period of years.
As recently as October 2006, the child coach purchased access to hard-core child pornography websites. According to a Federal affidavit, Rust-Tierney has admitted to downloading child pornography to his computer and storing it on a CD-ROM.
Rust-Tierney had achieved some notoriety in the last few years when he argued the ACLU’s case against restrictions on Internet access at public libraries. Rust-Tierney wrote “Recognizing that individuals will continue to behave responsibly and appropriately while in the library, the default should be maximum, unrestricted access to the valuable resources of the Internet."
A coach of child sports team in
Rust-Tierney served as president of the Virginia ACLU chapter from 2002-2005.