What is end-to-end encryption (E2EE) and how could it impact IWF's ability to find online child sexual abuse imagery?
A guide for parents and carers from the Internet Watch Foundation and our partners at the Home Office. Available in English and Welsh.
In a new podcast released by the Internet Watch Foundation, the charity says introducing end-to-end encryption to messaging apps could hinder the detection and removal of child sexual abuse material from the internet.
IWF urges the implementation of technological safeguards to protect children, as ‘shocking’ figures from the UK’s National Crime Agency show 830,000 adults who pose some degree of sexual risk to children.
A new podcast from the IWF focuses on new research from Finnish child protection agency Suojellaan Lapsia which shows how offenders operate and the methods they use.
As online child sexual abuse soars, we urge companies to bring in additional child protection measures if they intend to fully encrypt their platforms.