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New IWF members aim to help fight to rid the internet of child sexual abuse images and videos

New IWF members aim to help fight to rid the internet of child sexual abuse images and videos

'Partnerships like this are absolutely key in bringing together the best expertise, best tools, and best people to prioritise the safety of children.'

3 November 2021 News
Major telecom provider Globe becomes latest company to join IWF efforts to fight child sexual abuse on the internet

Major telecom provider Globe becomes latest company to join IWF efforts to fight child sexual abuse on the internet

A new partnership between the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and a major provider of telecommunications services in the Philippines, Globe Telecom Inc. (Globe), will help keep children safer online worldwide at a critical moment.

1 November 2021 News
UK Safer Internet Centre receives £5.1m funding ‘lifeline’ from Nominet to help protect children from online abuse, sexual exploitation, and bullying

UK Safer Internet Centre receives £5.1m funding ‘lifeline’ from Nominet to help protect children from online abuse, sexual exploitation, and bullying

Funding pledge includes dedicated funding of £300k for R&D to ensure UK SIC evolves with the ever-changing online environment.

29 October 2021 News
‘It’s a window into the child’s abuse. Thank goodness there is a stop button for us.’ A day in the life of an IWF analyst

‘It’s a window into the child’s abuse. Thank goodness there is a stop button for us.’ A day in the life of an IWF analyst

'Lillian' said the task can be immensely challenging, but is ultimately very rewarding.

28 October 2021 Blog
Award 'testament to hard work of staff' as IWF campaigns to warn parents and children about online grooming

Award 'testament to hard work of staff' as IWF campaigns to warn parents and children about online grooming

The Gurls out Loud campaign, aimed at teenage girls, and the Home Truths campaign, aimed at parents, set out to address the startling increase in reports of self-generated sexual abuse imagery of children.

18 October 2021 News
A New System Is Helping Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse Images

A New System Is Helping Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse Images

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7 October 2021 IWF In The News
IWF urges Apple not to abandon new plans to help keep children safe online

IWF urges Apple not to abandon new plans to help keep children safe online

The IWF is among the signatories to two letters to the company.

23 September 2021 News
Tech companies must not encrypt platforms unless guarantees can be made on child safety, MPs warn

Tech companies must not encrypt platforms unless guarantees can be made on child safety, MPs warn

MPs say new legislation will be an opportunity to make the internet a safer place for children, but warn that social media companies must be more ‘pro-active’ in improving platforms.

13 September 2021 News
Hyperslice joins IWF's mission to eradicate online child sexual abuse

Hyperslice joins IWF's mission to eradicate online child sexual abuse

A “Leading independent managed hosting provider” has joined the IWF in its battle to eradicate videos and images of child sexual abuse from the internet.

8 September 2021 News
IWF welcomes new online safety rules but warns more still needs to be done to make sure children are safe online

IWF welcomes new online safety rules but warns more still needs to be done to make sure children are safe online

The Age Appropriate Design Code, which comes into effect today (September 2), sets out 15 standards that online services need to follow.

2 September 2021 Statement
Mastercard joins IWF in fight to keep internet safe

Mastercard joins IWF in fight to keep internet safe

“The additional help from Mastercard will help our analysts carry on their essential work keeping the internet safe for everyone.”

25 August 2021 News
IWF welcomes Apple’s 'promising' plans to scan devices for child sexual abuse material

IWF welcomes Apple’s 'promising' plans to scan devices for child sexual abuse material

' They have acknowledged that, while customers’ privacy must be respected and protected, it cannot be at the expense of children’s safety.'

6 August 2021 Statement