IWF News Archive 2012
28 November 2012
More than 50 Politicians from England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Europe have signed up to fight online child sexual abuse with the Internet Watch Foundation.
24 October 2012
Transatel mark IWF Awareness Day 2012 by becoming the latest Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Member. They join to protect customers from inadvertent exposure to online child sexual abuse images and videos.
22 October 2012
This follows a study by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). It shows 88% of the self-generated, sexually explicit online images and videos of young people their analysts encountered had been taken from their original location and uploaded onto other websites.
16 October 2012
Telehouse is the latest Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Member. It joins to prevent the inadvertent hosting of online child sexual abuse images and videos in data centres.
24 September 2012
School children and young people across the UK are being encouraged to tell the government and internet industry what they believe their online rights are. With Safer Internet Day 2013 just around the corner, the UK Safer Internet Centre has launched an online survey at www.saferinternet.org.uk/survey.
25 June 2012
Establishing an international arm to tackle online child sexual abuse content is at the heart of the Internet Watch Foundation’s (IWF) new three-year strategy.
21 June 2012
An anonymous public report to the Internet Watch Foundation led to a man’s arrest, conviction and the rescue of three children from sexual abuse.
24 May 2012
Fred Langford, Director Operations, Technology and Content has been elected President of INHOPE – the International Association of Internet Hotlines.
24 April 2012
G2 Web Services (G2) is the newest Member of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). They join over 100 companies worldwide committed to combating online child sexual abuse images and videos.
26 March 2012
Criminals intent on distributing images of children being sexually abused are finding new ways of exploiting legitimate online technology, according to the Internet Watch Foundation’s (IWF) 2011 Annual Report launched today (26 March 2012).