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2008-04-17 13:00:00

A report released today by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) said hundreds of Web sites with abusive images and videos of children could be shut down worldwide if countries worked together to address the problem.The research was contained in the IWF's annual report, and was the organization's first attempt to quantify the precise number of Web sites that contain such content.  It also highlighted the problem of pedophiles sharing images between themselves online.The report said IWF...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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