Using crawling and hashing technologies to find child sexual abuse material – The Internet Watch Foundation
In our series on technologies that are used to stop child sexual abuse, we have written about how they work and what they are used for. Following our blogs on web crawlers and hash matching, this post looks at how the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) uses these technologies.
New index makes it possible to measure responses to SDG 16.2 – but detection of child sexual abuse material is missing
This new benchmarking index, developed by The Economist’s Intelligence Unit, scores 40 different countries across the world.
Next week, Wednesday 16 January, a Benchmarking Index designed to identify best practices towards bringing child sexual abuse to an end will be launched. NetClean CEO Anna Borgström welcomed this initiative at the pre-launch at UN Headquarters…
Over the past two days NetClean has been on location at the Microsoft Head Quarters outside Seattle, to participate in an INHOPE Fundraising and Awareness-raising summit.
In 2015, world leaders signed up to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The targets also specifically look at the welfare of children: End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence and torture against children (16.2).
This is how businesses are key to meeting those goals.
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.
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.
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.
It can be surprising to learn that more than two thirds, 70 per cent, of the police officers that responded to the NetClean 2016 Report, reported working on cases that involved child sexual abuse material found on work computers during the last year.