On May 11, the European Commission announced its new European strategy for laying down rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse.
The IWF was in Brussels to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the IWF and to discuss forthcoming EU legislation to tackle Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation.
Despite efforts to curb the amount of child sexual abuse material hosted on the continent, Europe remains the ‘destination of choice’ for criminals and predators determined to host criminal content.
New data published by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) shows girls are at increasing risk online. The Online Safety Bill is a once in a generation chance to offer better protection for children.
Experts predict that without new legislation, the problem will only grow.
CSAM hosting around the world rose 64 percent last year, and a surge in the United States put it second behind the Netherlands, a new report found.
Internet Watch Foundation in BBC News | IWF in the News
Internet Watch Foundation in politics.co.uk | IWF in the News
Internet Watch Foundation in Tech Monitor | IWF in the News