The loud noise that the Federal Government is making over blocking websites that host videos with terrorist content is a futile attempt to show that it is doing "something" to prevent abhorrent material like the video of the Christchurch massacre from being accessible to people in Australia.
American content delivery network and cloud service provider Akamai says it would immediately block access to offensive content like child pornography stored by a customer if it deems this to be in violation of its acceptable use policy.
Reverse proxy and DDoS protection provider Cloudflare says it will not stop providing services to the website 8chan, despite clear indications that the site hosts child pornography, pointing out that it does not have the ability to take content offline and has a process in place to tackle issues of this nature.
Will the adoption of the Federal Government's encryption bill make life online safer for the average citizen and guard against the growth of child pornography and terrorism? No. On the contrary, passing this bill into law will only help those who are involved in these activities to thrive.
The Australian Labor Party's support for the government's encryption Bill will be an indicator of whether it supports big technology companies in the US or the Australian people, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton claims.
A man in Asheville, North Carolina, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for being in possession of child pornography which he obtained from a site on the dark web known as Playpen.
The Queensland Police's Task Force Argos, a specialised unit responsible for investigating online child exploitation and abuse, ran a child pornography site on the dark Web for almost a year after infiltrating it in the search for those who were behind the site.
The US government has dropped two child pornography cases against a man rather than reveal material available on WikiLeaks, which is still classified, in court.
Government investigators in Washington state have dropped all charges against a man charged with child pornography offences, rather than reveal the technological means they used to locate him.
A massive 10,613 sites on the dark web have been taken down by a group affiliated with Anonymous. It claims that child pornography comprised more than half the data stored in the websites, along with details of nearly 381,000 users.
The Queensland Police Service's Taskforce Argos has refused to comment on allegations made by an American technology news website that its members hacked into computers of Americans who were part of a child pornography ring on the dark web, in a bid to identify their actual IP addresses.
ACMA’s child porn hotline is working, with data being fed into a global program.
A US man has been tricked into reporting his own child pornography offences to police after a computer virus said the FBI was investigating him.
Google has taken the lead in building a global database of child abuse images, in an attempt to one day rid child pornography from the web.
Protecting Children in Cyberspace is the theme of this year's World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, but will it actually make our kids any safer online?
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