Safari Mobile join IWF Membership

Published:  Tue 25 Feb 2014

Safari Mobile join the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) to protect their networks from the promotion of child sexual abuse imagery.

The technology and marketing company, Safari Mobile, operates a platform for providing premium rate services including sports alerts, competitions and downloads with the option for companies to upload and promote their own services using the same.

Through using the IWF Keywords service, Safari Mobile will be able to deter users from uploading, promoting and selling their own criminal content.

Eric Feltin, COO of Safari Mobile, said: “Every member of the communications industry needs to remain vigilant against illegal imagery and illegal activity on their networks. Safari Mobile, being a provider of world-class platforms for the promotion and distribution of virtual content, has always taken seriously its responsibilities in this regard. Today we take another important step forward in joining the Internet Watch Foundation, to work together to keep illegal imagery and activity off our platform.”

Susie Hargreaves, CEO of the Internet Watch Foundation, said: “The frequent abuse of companies networks are rare however it doesn’t make it less important to protect users from stumbling across online child sexual abuse imagery and make it more difficult for the re-victimisation of children to occur. Our partnership with Safari Mobile will bring us one step closer to our mission – eliminating child sexual abuse imagery online.”

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About Internet Watch Foundation membership

IWF Members have access to a range of services designed to combat online child sexual abuse images and videos. These services help reduce the ability of criminals to exploit legitimate services and speed up the removal of child sexual abuse content hosted anywhere in the world.

The IWF and its Member organisations are committed to the shared vision of an internet free of child sexual abuse content.

For information about becoming a member of the IWF please visit

www.iwf.org.uk/join-us or email: members@iwf.org.uk.  

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.

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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.

About Safari Mobile (UK) Limited

Safari Mobile was founded in 2001 and led the way in the provision of entertainment delivered via mobile phones.  Being a technology company, Safari Mobile has built world-class platforms upon which a wide-range of companies are able to promote and sell virtual and physical products on mobiles and online.

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