A 32-year-old Waterside man has admitted possessing indecent images of children.
Paul McVeigh, of Rose Court in Gobnascale, pleaded guilty to a total of 29 offences committed between January 1, 2006 and September 23, 2009.
They include making, distributing and possessing around 500 indecent images of children.
Sentencing was adjourned at Derry Court yesterday for a probation pre-sentence report to be compiled.
McVeigh was released on continuing bail and banned from using any computer with internet access apart from at work. He was also ordered to reside at an address in Co. Derry.
He was remanded to appear in court again on June 21.