EvolveODM joins the Internet Watch Foundation as its newest Member

Published:  Wed 13 Aug 2014

EvolveODM, the location based WiFi providers, have become the Internet Watch Foundation’s (IWF) latest Member in its mission to eradicate child sexual abuse imagery online.

Providing WiFi to business and leisure retailers in the UK, evolveODM’s partnership with the IWF will help protect WiFi users from stumbling across child sexual abuse images.

The IWF’s newest Member installs WiFi hotspots in varying locations from small commercial environments to larger multi-scale site retailers, used by up to 50,000 people on each site. EvolveODM is also accredited with the Friendly WiFi licence, an industry standard for internet provision filtering and blocking, protecting its users from criminal content.

Susie Hargreaves, CEO, IWF, said: “People are accessing the internet more and more using mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets when out and about. Having evolveODM on board takes us another step closer to safeguarding internet users from exposure to online child sexual abuse imagery.”

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Notes to editors:

Contact: Emma Hardy, IWF Director of External Relations +44 (0) 1223 203030, or +44 (0) 7929 553679
About the Internet Watch Foundation

The IWF is the Hotline to report:

    child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world;
    criminally obscene adult content hosted in the UK;
    non-photographic child sexual abuse images hosted in the UK.

For more information please visit www.iwf.org.uk.
The IWF is part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, working with Childnet International and the South West Grid for Learning to promote the safe and responsible use of technology.

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