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Sexual abuse of poor children in developing countries increasingly streamed ... - Raw Story

Sexual abuse of poor children in developing countries increasingly streamed ... - Raw Story | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
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Boy Reportedly from Russia Victim in Int'l Child Sex Abuse Case - RIA Novosti

Boy Reportedly from Russia Victim in Int'l Child Sex Abuse Case - RIA Novosti | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it

According to court documents, images and video of Powell engaged in sex with the boy were trafficked through an internet child sex ring to Indiana, where the indictments are based.

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Teacher, 63, had sex with 'damaged' 15-year-old schoolgirl in hotel room while girlfriend watched and streamed abuse live online

Teacher, 63, had sex with 'damaged' 15-year-old schoolgirl in hotel room while girlfriend watched and streamed abuse live online | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
William Hanna, 63, (pictured) 'degraded' the young victim in the sordid sessions held in a Birmingham hotel room, the court was told. A second man was also jailed for holding bondage sex sessions with the same victim.
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In addition to commiting serious crimes against a 15 year old girl, the man and his girlfriend streamed the abuse online. The girls mother caught on to the abuse when the man facebook messaged her, which is indicitive of the role the internet plays in criminal and sexually abusive activity today.

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UK ISPs to give £1m towards hunting out child abuse images online

UK ISPs to give £1m towards hunting out child abuse images online | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Four of the UK’s largest ISPs will contribute £1 million over the next four years towards the cost of actively seeking out images of child abuse on the internet in cooperation with ...
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Secretary of Culture meets with companies including Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook, BT, Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Vodafone, O2, EE and Three to address removal of images of child abuse and exploitation.

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Central Fla. task force created to stop human trafficking

Central Fla. task force created to stop human trafficking | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Orange County announced the creation of a task force aimed at stopping human trafficking in central Florida.
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Orange County, FL takes steps to prevent child trafficking. 

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Steps to prevent the viewing of child abuse images | eModeration

Steps to prevent the viewing of child abuse images | eModeration | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
What steps should the internet search giants take to stop the unintended viewing of child abuse images online?
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A blogger asks for simple cautionary steps in the world of internet pornography to prevent child sexual abuse. 

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April Jones murder - the full story: Alcoholic paedophile Mark Bridger turned online sex fantasies into grim reality

April Jones murder - the full story: Alcoholic paedophile Mark Bridger turned online sex fantasies into grim reality | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Mark Bridger was an alcoholic paedophile who was infatuated with young girls and who lived out violent sexual fantasies through the internet.
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An article that includes some of the processes behind April Jones's murderer's actions. 

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April Jones murder: Carwyn Jones calls for end to 'unfettered' access to extreme internet material

April Jones murder: Carwyn Jones calls for end to 'unfettered' access to extreme internet material | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
In the wake of Mark Bridger's conviction for the murder of April Jones, the First Minister calls on David Cameron to review access to extreme material on the internet
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Updates on pressure on Google, legislation, following the murder of April Jones. 

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Volunteer » Traffick911

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This site is based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas and exists to rescue and restore victims of human trafficking. (RT @Traffick911: Spend time helping American children by stopping #sextrafficking.
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A Texas based Christian organization to prevent the trafficking of American children.

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Child Pornography Is Revolting. So Why Aren't We Doing More To Stop It Before It Starts?

Child Pornography Is Revolting. So Why Aren't We Doing More To Stop It Before It Starts? | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it

"Nowhere in either article is the most dark and disturbing question asked: Why do some grown men want to rape or molest little kids? Or even look at images of such acts? You might answer that it’s because they’re sick perverts, but "sick pervert" is neither a medical diagnosis nor a psychiatric designation."

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Author Jennifer Bleyer calls for less reactionary spending and more prevention-oriented actions to prevent child pornography. 

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Innocent Images

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the FBI's Innocent Images National Initiative to stop child predators on the internet.

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Is child grooming and sexual abuse a race issue?

Is child grooming and sexual abuse a race issue? | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Figures suggest Asian men are disproportionately involved, but law enforcers and those in child protection say it's not so simple

Via @NewDayStarts
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In Britain, research points out that it's more helpful to examine professions of child sexual abuse perpetrators rather than race. 

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India: Breaking The Silence Finally On Child Sexual Abuse By Anjali Singh

India: Breaking The Silence Finally On Child Sexual Abuse By Anjali Singh http://t.co/ObyaPpRDja #CSA #India
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Number of UK paedophiles 'live-streaming' abuse films soars - The Independent

Number of UK paedophiles 'live-streaming' abuse films soars - The Independent | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it

The use of live-streaming services like Skype to screen abuse has been identified as the main emerging threat of child sex crimes as specialist officers revealed a two-fold increase to 70,000 in the number of indecent images and videos being shared between abusers in 2012.

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Yahoo reveals US government requests for user data - CNET

Yahoo reveals US government requests for user data CNET Appliances · Camcorders · Cell Phone Accessories · E-book Readers · Games & Gear · GPS · Hard Drives & Storage · Headphones · Home Video · Internet Access · Monitors · MP3 Players · Networking...
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This article examines the complications of requesting data while investigating criminal activity.

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Internet service providers step up efforts to block child abuse images

Internet service providers step up efforts to block child abuse images | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Culture secretary says companies have agreed to change approach and work more closely with police (Internet service providers to step up efforts to block child abuse images http://t.co/E5ZVVXG85n)...
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ISPs get more involved in prevent internet images of abuse of images.

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Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images

Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.
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A virus is tricking users into paying a "fine", claiming that the computer was used to view child pornography (all a scheme for money). 

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Internet Watch Foundation report highlights new abuse of online tech |

Internet Watch Foundation report highlights new abuse of online tech | | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Criminals are finding new ways of exploiting online technology to distribute child abuse images, according to the IWF's annual report.
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IWF's 2011 report on progress and steps being taken to track child sexual abusers. 

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April Jones's mother speaks of her anguish as Mark Bridger is jailed for life

April Jones's mother speaks of her anguish as Mark Bridger is jailed for life | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Jurors weep as Coral reads out statement, while killer refuses to say what he did with girl's body
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Updates on the trial of April Jone's murderer. Warning: includes graphic details (no images). 

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New York's New Abolitionists

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Photography exhibit of individuals involved in preventing human trafficking. 

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Online sexual predators increasingly using blackmail and threats against children

Online sexual predators increasingly using blackmail and threats against children | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Online predators using the internet to gain access to young victims are increasingly using blackmail, extortion and aggression in their approaches.
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Child Porn Found on Pinterest: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

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Child pornography found on Pinterest, sparks investigation.

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Child Exploitation Prevention (Intercept)

Child Exploitation Prevention (Intercept) | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Child Exploitation Prevention information
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Washington County, Oregon's police department has an Interagency Child Exploitation Prevention Team. 

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Now show you're not amoral, Google. Online giant boasts it helps to fund the internet child porn watchdog. But it gives just £20,000 - or 90 seconds' profit

Now show you're not amoral, Google. Online giant boasts it helps to fund the internet child porn watchdog. But it gives just £20,000 - or 90 seconds' profit | Digital Defense of Children | Scoop.it
Google had hit back at criticism it was doing little to stop child porn in the wake of the April Jones (pictured) murder by making great play of its support for online watchdog the Internet Watch Foundation.
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UK calls on Google to assist organizations working to prevent child pornography on the internet. 

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