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.
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.
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.
Researcher and lecturer Maggie Brennan, about how academia can contribute to efforts to fight online child sexual abuse.
Maggie Brennan: Academic research is central to better, evidence-led decision making in the fight against online child sexual exploitation.
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.
Åsa Kastbom, Senior Doctor at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, talks about how she has the greatest job in the world.