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2011-01-18 22:36:54

Present-day technical and legal methods of preventing child pornography offences and online grooming are not sufficiently effective and do not meet their purpose. A thesis from the University of othenburg, Sweden, shows that new approaches are needed to improve online protection for our children. Marie Eneman of the Department of Applied Information Technology has studied in her thesis how information technology is used for child pornography and grooming, that is to say adults making contact...

2011-01-04 09:37:00

The CyberTipline Serves as the Nation's 911 Reporting Mechanism For Sex Crimes Involving Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CyberTipline, the nation's reporting mechanism for suspected sexual exploitation of children, will receive its one millionth report this week. The CyberTipline is operated by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) which processes the reports of suspected sex crimes against children, some as young as two...

2010-12-15 09:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to the online safety of kids and families, Trend Micro, through its Internet Safety for Kids & Families initiative, is once again reinforcing its stand against online child sexual abuse by joining the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the UK self-regulatory organization for combating criminal online content, primarily child sexual abuse images hosted anywhere in the world. The new membership builds upon Trend...

2010-11-10 06:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The exploitation of our nation's children is a major and rapidly escalating problem. Just recently, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction. Some forms of child exploitation outlined in the strategy included on-line sexual solicitation and enticement, pornography and other threats. Earlier this year, the DOJ Office of Justice...

2010-09-23 10:52:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With students firmly back into the swing of classes and increasing the amount of time they spend online, a seasoned Midwestern prosecutor is warning parents of the inherent dangers the Internet poses to children. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/prosecutor-warns-that-rise-in-student-connectivity-increases-dangers-from-child-pornographers-online-predators-103627084.html...

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2010-08-27 12:45:00

Australian police said Friday that an international child pornography ring operating through Facebook has been brought down. Police said that eleven people have been charged in Australia, Britain and Canada in connection with the syndicate, which involved people using the social networking site to distribute and view graphic sexual images. The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper said on Friday that Facebook management knew about the graphic sexual images on its site and had deactivated accounts...

2010-08-20 09:48:00

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents should be more involved in their children's online activities and know what to do if their child is being bullied in cyberspace or engaging in sexting, according to one expert. Cyberbullying and sexting have become major problems facing school-age children, their parents as well as school personnel, according to Bridget Roberts-Pittman, Indiana State University assistant professor of counseling. "With the increase in...

2010-06-16 12:57:00

Optenet Study Highlights Need to Secure Young People Online as it Confirms Increase in Pornography, Violence, Terrorism and Illegal Drugs Purchase in Web Content - Pornography makes up 37% of the total content on the Internet - Websites related to online role-playing games (RPGs) have grown by 212% - Websites that contain violence (+10.8%), terrorism content (+8.5%), and illegal drugs purchase (+6.8%) continue to grow Predominant content on the Internet is...

2010-05-12 07:26:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enough Is Enough (EIE) President Donna Rice Hughes educated federal, state and local law enforcement investigators, forensic experts and prosecutors to prevent the online exploitation of children at the 2010 Internet Crimes Against Children National Conference. "We developed the Internet Safety 101 program to educate, equip and empower parents, educators and law enforcement to protect children from pornography, predators, cyberbullies...

2010-05-11 10:01:00

Training Focused on Combating Online Exploitation of Children JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Deputy Attorney General Gary G. Grindler today opened the National Internet Crimes Against Children Conference, "PROTECTing our Children; Making the Internet a Safer Place," in Jacksonville, Fla. The conference features highly specialized training provided by the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program, their federal partner agencies and other...