- Jul132018Guest Writer
The correlation between viewing child sexual abuse material and hands-on abuse – Two points of view (1)
Michael Bourke from the United States Marshall Service, comments on the finding from the NetClean 2017 report that showed that there is a correlation between viewing online child abuse material and hands-on sexual abuse.
- Jul062018Guest Writer
There is much talk about increasing sizes of caseloads and number of child sexual abuse images in circulation – something we sought to contextualize in the NetClean 2017 report by finding out how big a “normal” case is. We asked Taskforce Argos to comment on the findings.
We’re running a series of blog posts that look at some of the technologies available to tackle child sexual abuse material. First out is blocking.
- Jun192018Guest Writer
In the NetClean 2017 report we found that anonymization technologies, encryption and cloud storage are increasingly being used to share online child sexual abuse material. However, it is important to also realise that technology is advancing detection and collaboration, which aids us in fighting this crime. Arnold Guerin elaborates.
- May312018Guest Writer
In the NetClean 2017 report, we asked whether there is such a thing as a typical offender who consumes child sexual abuse material. Hanna Harnesk Hjortsberg, a Registered Psychologist working at the Swedish Prison and Probation Service, commented on the findings.
- May162018Guest Writer
We were recently fortunate enough to have a conversation with Neil J Walsh from the UNODC (UN Office on Drugs and Crime) about the UN’s work combatting online child sexual abuse.
- May152018Anna Borgström
NetClean’s Anna Borgström attended an event hosted by Telia Company, where business representatives and academics shared their thoughts on how to become a frontrunner in the next phase of digitalisation.
- Apr252018Guest Writer
Ulrika Rogland: “It is the Police that are struggling to find sufficient resources and build an organisational structure that suits the crime.”
- Apr162018Guest Writer
Researcher and lecturer Maggie Brennan, about how academia can contribute to efforts to fight online child sexual abuse.
- Apr112018Guest Writer
Trafficking, which includes child sexual abuse material, is the world’s third largest and most profitable organised crime. Financial coalitions across the world have however managed to ensure that the ability to pay for this crime through legitimate transaction channels has in the main ceased.
- Apr102018Anna Borgström
- Apr042018Guest Writer
Maggie Brennan: Academic research is central to better, evidence-led decision making in the fight against online child sexual exploitation.
- Mar282018Guest Writer
Mats Granryd, GSMA: All organisations and businesses within the telecoms industry are aware of the problem of child sexual abuse content, and the industry is addressing it in many different ways.
- Mar202018Guest Writer
Susie Hargreaves, Internet Watch Foundation: There is a widespread perception that the business world doesn’t do enough to fight the dissemination of child sexual abuse material, so we spend a lot of time highlighting the good work that they do.
- Mar082018Guest Writer
Åsa Kastbom, Senior Doctor at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, talks about how she has the greatest job in the world.
- Mar072018Guest Writer
Steven Wilson, Head of European Cybercrime Centre, Europol: The problem of child sexual exploitation needs to be tackled on a global level. If we try to tackle it on a national level we will only have partial success. As a pan-European organisation, Europol has a position that enables a larger overview than a more limited national perspective.
- Mar062018Anna Borgström
In The NetClean Report 2017, Part 2 of the report, we highlight what I believe is one of the main components of tackling online child sexual abuse crime – collaboration.
- Feb072018Anna Borgström
- Feb062018Guest Writer
Caroline Engvall, journalist and author who writes and campaigns on the issue of children in Swedish sex-trade and on child sexual abuse, about the need of more resources in the fight against online
- Jan312018Guest Writer
We are very proud of the fact that Ernie Allen agreed to write the keynote to the 2017 report. Allen is an adviser to governments, law enforcement and technology companies. He was appointed by the then Prime Minister David Cameron to chair the Global Initiative WePROTECT, which has the task of combating online child abuse and exploitation.
- Nov292017Anna Borgström
I am proud this week to announce the release of NetClean’s third report on child sexual abuse crime. Like previous years the report consists of data gathered from police officers across the world, with additional comments by expert professionals working to combat child sexual crime.
- Nov222017Anna Borgström
The police officers who participated in the survey which formed the NetClean 2016 Report, highlighted a number of the challenges they face whilst working on child sexual abuse cases. Encryption, anonymisation technologies, live-streaming and “deleters” are the four areas that were most frequently mentioned.