In Converstaion with Tegan Insoll, Head of Research at Suojellaan Lapsia, and Dan Sexton, Chief Technology Officer at the IWF
Criminals running commercial child sexual abuse ‘brands’ are taking advantage of a ‘loophole’ to remain online. This new partnership aims to shut them down for good.
Pinsent Masons, a leading multinational law firm held the Move for a Safer Internet challenge to raise essential funds and awareness of IWF’s critical work.
By Susie Hargreaves OBE, Internet Watch Foundation CEO
Rebrandly, which provides a free URL Shortener Platform with custom domains to shorten a long link, joined the IWF as members in December 2023.
Against the worsening backdrop, the IWF warns moves like Meta’s decision to prevent the blocking of child sexual abuse imagery on Facebook’s Messenger service are ‘utterly incomprehensible’.
The BBC’s been investigating the rise in child sex abuse material resulting from the rapid proliferation of open-source AI image generators.
A leading children's charity is calling on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to tackle AI-generated child sexual abuse imagery, when the UK hosts the first global summit on AI safety this autumn.
Images of children aged as young as seven being abused online have risen by almost two thirds.
Internet Watch Foundation says amount of material showing most extreme form of sexual abuse has doubled since 2020
Jordan King, reporter for Metro, looks at IWF transcripts showing actual conversations between groomers and child victims