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2008-09-04 03:00:00

Regulatory News: In an effort to prevent the spreading of material containing child sexual abuse over the internet, TeliaSonera international Carrier today launched a free service allowing operators and Internet Service Providers the ability to deny their users access to web sites containing this type of material. TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) is a global provider of IP-services with a network spanning around the globe. A considerable amount of all internet traffic takes...

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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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