IWF News Archive 2009
17 December 2009
Andrew Cormack, Chief Regulatory Adviser, JANET(UK), has been elected as Chair of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Funding Council.
08 December 2009
300 delegates from Government, industry, law enforcement and the third sector attended the first annual UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) Summit in London on 8 December 2009 for the launch of the first UK Child Internet Safety Strategy and a Digital Code for internet safety.
20 November 2009
Allot Communications Ltd. a provider of IP service optimisation and revenue generation solutions has become a member of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the UK's internet Hotline for the public and IT professionals to report potentially illegal online content, specifically, child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world and criminally obscene and incitement to racial hatred content hosted in the UK.
19 November 2009
IWF submitted a contribution to the UK Internet Governance Forum's blog on key issues facing the internet governance community.
04 November 2009
The INHOPE network of Internet Hotlines today convened a special session to celebrate its 10th Anniversary in the fight against illegal content on the Internet. INHOPE Hotlines provide the general public with a means to report anonymously suspected illegal content online - primarily child sexual abuse images.
09 October 2009
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is marking its third Awareness Day today (Wednesday 14 October) with the release of new data. More people than ever are using its Hotline to report potentially illegal content on the internet and the UK is leading the way in removing child sexual abuse images.
31 July 2009
Information security company, dns (www.dns.co.uk), has become a member of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).
23 June 2009
Research was commissioned by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) in September 2008 to provide insight and information on the public's awareness of the IWF and its work, public perceptions of issues associated witht the IWF and its role and public opinion on wider issues outside the IWF's specific role.
22 May 2009
The IWF submitted its response to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Communications Inquiry on Internet Traffic on 22 May 2009. Our response focused on question four of the inquiry: "Is the current global approach to dealing with child sexual abuse images working effectively? If not, then how should it be improved?
20 May 2009
CEOP reports that 139 children were safeguarded in the last 12 months while over 700 suspected offenders have been arrested since the organisation was launched in April 2006. 334 suspected offenders were arrested in the last year alone.