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2010-07-12 12:40:00

Facebook has partnered with the UK's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) to create a "panic button" application for the popular social networking hub, officials announced on Monday morning. The "panic button" will appear on a user's profile page when it is added or bookmarked, and is designed to allow users between the ages of 13 and 18 to notify Facebook officials if they encounter "suspicious or inappropriate behavior," according to a report by Reuters' Kylie MacLellan....

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2010-04-13 10:20:00

Officials from a child protection agency met with Facebook representatives on Monday in an effort to try and convince the social networking website to add a "panic button" for children. Jim Gamble, chief executive of the UK's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), met with Facebook chief security officer Joe Sullivan in Washington D.C. for four hours yesterday, and while the networking agency has agreed to implement a series of new protections for younger users, they have not...

2008-08-20 12:00:25

A GLOBAL investigation into internet child abuse has spread to Northern Ireland, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal. The PSNI arrested a man in a major inquiry into an online paedophile forum in the UK as investigators said they believe they will locate thousands of subscribers to the internet site around the world. Details of the inquiry came to light following the jailing of the internet forum's 'librarian' at Teeside Crown Court in England earlier this week. Philip Anthony Thompson...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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