Author Archives: John Carr
In September the New York Times produced the first in a series of articles in which they focused on the internet industry’s response to the explosive growth in the detection of online child sex abuse material (csam). They started with … Continue reading
I have just heard the Finnish Presidency of the EU has decided NOT to press for a resolution of the ePrivacy Regulation before end of the year. I think we can say “hurrah!” This means the status quo remains i.e. … Continue reading
Swift on the heels of the New York Times piece the UK’s Daily Telegraph publishes, for the first time, figures provided by the IWF showing how social media and other services operating on the open web in UK are failing … Continue reading
Another excellent major story has appeared in The New York Times. It details the failings of high tech businesses to address the scourge of child sex abuse still images and videos on the internet. The failures of voluntarism are again … Continue reading
I have every sympathy for Nicky Morgan MP who, last night, announced she was standing down from Parliament, essentially because she has had enough of being a politician. The abuse and the toll it was taking on her family life … Continue reading
Here is a link to a reply from the Government on the question of age verification for pornography sites. No surprises but, equally, confirmation that age verification remains as part of the plan.