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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
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
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
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
New ally in fight against online abuse as Converge ICT joins IWF

New ally in fight against online abuse as Converge ICT joins IWF

Fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. has joined the IWF in its fight to make the internet a safer place for everyone, particularly children.

2 August 2021 News
Campaigners push to stop this being ‘the summer of online sexual abuse’ against children

Campaigners push to stop this being ‘the summer of online sexual abuse’ against children

Campaigners are warning teenagers and their parents about online grooming and sexual exploitation as schools break up for the summer.

28 July 2021 News
‘Historic moment’ as Argentina launches its first reporting portal to report images and videos of child sexual abuse

‘Historic moment’ as Argentina launches its first reporting portal to report images and videos of child sexual abuse

The latest IWF portal marks a key step in Argentina’s fight against illegal videos and images of child sexual abuse.

22 June 2021 News
New tool empowers children and young people to stop spread of nude images online

New tool empowers children and young people to stop spread of nude images online

Childline and the IWF launch new tool to help young people remove nude images that have been shared online

22 June 2021 News
IWF welcomes Jurassic Fibre into membership bringing a safer internet experience to communities in the south west

IWF welcomes Jurassic Fibre into membership bringing a safer internet experience to communities in the south west

Award-winning Network Operator and Internet Service Provider Jurassic Fibre Limited (JFL) have joined the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) as Members.

18 June 2021 News