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2011-12-05 11:22:03

Two new studies from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center suggest that concerns about teen sexting may be overblown. One study found the percentage of youth who send nude pictures of themselves that would qualify as child pornography is very low. The other found that when teen sexting images do come to police attention, few youth are being arrested or treated like sex offenders. The studies were carried out by researchers at UNH's Crimes against Children...

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2011-12-05 10:13:50

“Sexting”, the sending or receiving risqué photos or videos via cell phone has been in the news lately but researchers say explicit material isn´t as widespread on the cell phones of teens as some surveys have suggested. However ,the possession and transmission of many of these photos can mean big legal trouble for minors, Frederik Joelving reports for Reuters Health. “Right now, in most areas, it´s a criminal offense,” said Kimberly J....

Anonymous Exposes Almost 200 Internet Child Pedophiles
2011-11-03 12:46:40

The notorious hacking group Anonymous said on Wednesday that it published the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of nearly 200 visitors to child pornography forums. The hacking group said in a statement that it was exposing the IP addresses as part of a campaign it called "Operation Darknet." Most of the IP addresses of visitors to child port sites exposed by Anonymous were in the U.S., but some were also located in Europe, Latin America and other areas. Anonymous claimed it captured...

Software To Prevent Abuse At The Click Of A Mouse
2011-11-02 09:04:37

Teaming up with investigators from the State Office of Criminal Investigation in Berlin, Fraunhofer researchers have come up with an automated assistance system for image and video evaluation that can detect child-pornographic images from among even large volumes of data. Soon, it will make prosecutors℠ work easier. Investigators estimate that there are currently more than 15 million photographs of child abuse victims circulating on the Internet. By the time this material has been...

Anonymous Takes Down Child Pornography Sites
2011-10-24 11:34:39

The hacker group Anonymous busted a collection of child pornography Web sites and published the names of those who have participated in its illegal activities. The hacking group used a brute force attack to infiltrate a server called Freedom Hosting, which housed about 40 child porn sites. The biggest site, Lolita City, contained over 100 gigabytes worth of content. Anonymous said before taking down the sites that it issued a warning to Freedom Hosting to remove the illegal content....

2011-07-20 14:58:40

URI study shows more than half of all college students have been 'sexted' More than half of all college students have received sexually suggestive images via text messaging, and nearly 80 percent have received suggestive messages, according to research by University of Rhode Island faculty in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Assistant professors Sue K. Adams and Tiffani S. Kisler led a team on two ongoing studies, plus one previous study. They are examining the impact...

2011-06-09 12:30:00

Effort Seeks To Make It Unprofitable For NBC To Exploit Women WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NBC is contributing to the sexual objectification and exploitation of women and encouraging greater acceptance of pornography with its soon-to-be-aired series, "The Playboy Club," according to The Coalition for the War on Illegal Pornography, which is launching a full-scale effort to stop the show from being profitable. "Since the 50s, sleazy Hugh Hefner and his Playboy...

2011-05-07 00:00:28

With the rise of the Internet has come internet-based crimes, from child pornography to internet fraud to copyright crimes. The Chetson Firm, a Raleigh criminal law firm, warns that this presents unique challenges to police, and to lawyers. A Raleigh lawyer who is not familiar with the technologies that support the internet - from peer-to-peer networking and file sharing, to encryption schemes that protect data - may not be able to adequately defend you against charges of Internet fraud,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.