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How online predators use privacy apps. New podcast episode from the IWF

How online predators use privacy apps. New podcast episode from the IWF

In Converstaion with Tegan Insoll, Head of Research at Suojellaan Lapsia, and Dan Sexton, Chief Technology Officer at the IWF

15 February 2024 Blog
“Trailblazing” partnership takes aim at criminals profiting from child sexual abuse online

“Trailblazing” partnership takes aim at criminals profiting from child sexual abuse online

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.

7 February 2024 News
A sporting twist for a serious cause – working together to stop child sexual abuse online

A sporting twist for a serious cause – working together to stop child sexual abuse online

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.

6 February 2024 News
What did we learn from the US Senate hearing over online harms?

What did we learn from the US Senate hearing over online harms?

By Susie Hargreaves OBE, Internet Watch Foundation CEO

1 February 2024 Blog
Link management platform Rebrandly joins the IWF

Link management platform Rebrandly joins the IWF

Rebrandly, which provides a free URL Shortener Platform with custom domains to shorten a long link, joined the IWF as members in December 2023. 

18 January 2024 News
Under 10s groomed online ‘like never before’ as hotline discovers record amount of child sexual abuse

Under 10s groomed online ‘like never before’ as hotline discovers record amount of child sexual abuse

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’.

17 January 2024 News

IWF in the News

AI image generators giving rise to child sex abuse material - BBC Newsnight

AI image generators giving rise to child sex abuse material - BBC Newsnight

The BBC’s been investigating the rise in child sex abuse material resulting from the rapid proliferation of open-source AI image generators.

17 July 2023 IWF In The News
Charity wants AI summit to address child sexual abuse imagery

Charity wants AI summit to address child sexual abuse imagery

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.

17 July 2023 IWF In The News
Webpages containing the most extreme child abuse have doubled since 2020

Webpages containing the most extreme child abuse have doubled since 2020

Images of children aged as young as seven being abused online have risen by almost two thirds.

25 April 2023 IWF In The News
One in five child abuse images found online last year were category A – report

One in five child abuse images found online last year were category A – report

Internet Watch Foundation says amount of material showing most extreme form of sexual abuse has doubled since 2020

25 April 2023 IWF In The News
The shocking transcripts that reveal how groomers sexually abuse children in their own rooms

The shocking transcripts that reveal how groomers sexually abuse children in their own rooms

Jordan King, reporter for Metro, looks at IWF transcripts showing actual conversations between groomers and child victims

3 September 2022 IWF In The News
This Chatbot Aims to Steer People Away From Child Abuse Material

This Chatbot Aims to Steer People Away From Child Abuse Material

Senior writer at WIRED, Matt Burgess, looks into Pornhub trialling a new automated tool that pushes CSAM-searchers to seek help for their online behaviour

28 August 2022 IWF In The News

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