uk: Are you safe online?
A new poster campaign to educate the public about safer use of the internet has been launched by Essex Police. The force’s Hi-Tech Crime Unit (HTCU), based out of the force’s Chelmsford headquarters, has compiled web-crime prevention advice and useful websites which businesses, personal users and children can make use of to stay safe on the internet.
uk: Britons Concerned About Online Pornography
Many adults in Britain believe explicit material on the Internet should be regulated, according to a poll by YouGov published in The Spectator. 71 per cent of respondents believe there should be greater restrictions on what sexual material is allowed online today.
uk: Child porn site reports ‘up 80%’
The number of internet child pornography sites reported to police soared by almost 80% last year, according to a new report.
ie: Surge in child porn complaints in Ireland
Analysts from the ISPAI have reported a marked increase in both the severity and amount of online child pornography content being reported to its hotline.
uk: Net safety ‘should be compulsory’
Internet safety and how to avoid online paedophiles should be part of the national curriculum, a leading academic has said.
uk: Massive rise in child porn sites
The number of websites found to be offering child pornography to UK internet users increased by 75 per cent last year amid fears of an explosion in illegal images generated overseas.
eu: Bits and Bytes to Fight Child Pornography
European forensic scientists have developed a state-of-the-art computer program to help track down child victims of sexual exploitation on the Internet.
European Commission to assess filters
The Safer Internet Programme has initiated a study aiming at an independent assessment of the filtering software and services.