Author Archives: John Carr
In a previous blog I reported that in 2018 the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) identified and took action against 105,047 urls containing child sex abuse material. That was an increase on the previous year where they identified 78,589. Of the … Continue reading
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) recently published their Annual Report for 2018. There is a lot in there but here I want to focus on one small part of it. I have written about this particular topic a lot so … Continue reading
Apple and Google have removed three dating Apps from their App Stores following a warning from the Federal Trade Commission about COPPA breaches. The FTC warns about the dangers of adults contacting children (I imagine that’s in the specific context … Continue reading
The internet began its life as a small taxpayer funded “adults-only” environment. There was a high level of trust and mutuality of interest among the early pioneers. In a famous Ted Talk, Danny Hillis brandishes a book published in 1982. … Continue reading
Verizon Faces First-Ever Shareholder Proposal On Child Sex Abuse Online We need a lot more of this.
UK announces plans to act on the internet of things. This will be tricky but it’s another key part of the mosaic. More and more toys and other items that children use are “internet things”. Watch this space