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The US Saw a Spike in Child Sexual Abuse URLs in 2021

The US Saw a Spike in Child Sexual Abuse URLs in 2021

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.

25 April 2022 IWF In The News
Online child sexual abuse at record high levels - with some exploited within minutes

Online child sexual abuse at record high levels - with some exploited within minutes

Online child sexual abuse is at record high levels, according to exclusive figures given to ITV News.

25 April 2022 IWF In The News
IWF partners with MTN, Meta, ICMEC and Child Helpline International on a vital child sexual abuse awareness campaign and launches Africa portal to help prevent the spread of child sexual abuse material online

IWF partners with MTN, Meta, ICMEC and Child Helpline International on a vital child sexual abuse awareness campaign and launches Africa portal to help prevent the spread of child sexual abuse material online

7 April 2022 News
Calls for greater clarity as new Online Safety Bill is introduced in the Commons

Calls for greater clarity as new Online Safety Bill is introduced in the Commons

The IWF welcomed the new Bill, but said there needs to be greater clarity in how the Bill will be implemented

17 March 2022 News
Not all Encryption is the same: social media is not ready for End-to-End Encryption

Not all Encryption is the same: social media is not ready for End-to-End Encryption

IWF CTO Dan Sexton explains the differences in the technology behind the debate.

14 March 2022 Blog
Child abuse: Could tech devices be exposing children to grooming?

Child abuse: Could tech devices be exposing children to grooming?

Internet Watch Foundation in BBC News | IWF in the News

20 February 2022 IWF In The News
A day in the life of the IWF’s child abuse image taskforce

A day in the life of the IWF’s child abuse image taskforce

They know they are about to witness some of the most upsetting things ever uploaded onto the internet.

16 February 2022 Blog
Call for lawmakers to act quickly as new data shows child sexual abuse reports are soaring in wake of pandemic

Call for lawmakers to act quickly as new data shows child sexual abuse reports are soaring in wake of pandemic

Internet Watch Foundation using this year’s Safer Internet Day to urge the European Commission to bring forward long awaited legislation to address the growing threat to children online.

8 February 2022 News
New data shows online child sexual abuse material rising

New data shows online child sexual abuse material rising

Internet Watch Foundation in politics.co.uk | IWF in the News

8 February 2022 IWF In The News
Abuse material would cause 'untold damage', staying online for many years if it wasn’t for the IWF, Peer warns

Abuse material would cause 'untold damage', staying online for many years if it wasn’t for the IWF, Peer warns

Speaking in the Lords, several Peers highlight the crucial work of the IWF and call for action from the Government to provide age-appropriate online safety advice.

25 January 2022 Blog
New online safety legislation needs to be made more robust MPs warn

New online safety legislation needs to be made more robust MPs warn

The IWF is calling for greater clarity on online harms as MPs warn new online safety legislation needs to be made more robust to help keep children safe online.

25 January 2022 News
Three-fold increase of abuse imagery of 7-10-year-olds as IWF detects more child sexual abuse material online than ever before

Three-fold increase of abuse imagery of 7-10-year-olds as IWF detects more child sexual abuse material online than ever before

The IWF is urging parents and carers to spot the dangers as a new Government-backed campaign aims to boost child safety.

13 January 2022 News