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Child Sexual Abuse Site With 400,000 Users Shut Down by a Multinational Task Force

An international task force has shut down a large-scale dark web child sexual abuse platform, along with several similarly aligned dark web chat sites. According to an announcement from Germany’s Central Office for Combating Internet Crime (ZIT), “Boystown” had 400,000 registered users and was “one of Europe’s most…Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Government, Germany, Tor, Law Enforcement, Social Issues, Computing, Sex Crimes, Dark Web, Child Sexual Abuse, Europol, Child Pornography, Central Office, Criminal Investigation, Federal Criminal Police Office

Orangevale Man Accused Of Possessing Hundreds Of Child Porn Images

ORANGEVALE (CBS13) – An Orangevale man was arrested this week for allegedly possessing hundreds of child pornography images, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office announced on Thursday. George Alonzo Cazares, 44, was taken into custody Wednesday and is being held in the Sacramento County Main Jail on a felony charge of possessing child sexual abuse material. His bail was set at $50,000. According to the sheriff’s office, the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force received a tip from the Na...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Child Pornography, Sacramento County Main Jail, Orangevale, National Center for Missing, Sacramento County Sheriff s Office, Cazares, Sacramento County news, Orangevale News, George Alonzo Cazares, Sacramento Valley Hi Tech Crimes Task Force

Lodi Man Arrested, Accused Of Possessing Child Pornography

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Tags: Crime, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Cbs, Lodi, Child Pornography, Lodi Police Department, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Lodi News, Sacramento Small Town, Daniel Niehaus

MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga explains why his company cut off Pornhub: 'Porn's not illegal ... child porn is, and that's what we saw.'

Mastercard President and CEO Ajay Banga. Ruben Sprich/Reuters MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga explained the company's decision to cut ties with the popular pornography website Pornhub as a measure of legality rather than morality in a new interview with The New York Times. "Porn's not illegal," Banga said. "It's certain kinds of porn that are illegal. So child porn is, and that's what we saw — and that's why we pulled out." Banga called morality-based decisions a "slippery slope," and cited his...
Tags: Laws, News, Trends, Walmart, New York Times, Illegal, Pornography, Pornhub, Mastercard, Child Pornography, Reuters, Nicholas Kristof, Banga, Kristof, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider

Sacramento Man Sentenced To 17 Years Behind Bars For Producing Child Pornography

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A Sacramento man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in jail for producing child pornography. Nicholas Vuksinich, 35, was ordered to pay at least $33,000 in restitution with additional amounts to be determined in February. Of the case, Judge Troy L. Nunley said, “There are no victims in the criminal justice system more vulnerable than children.” Court documents claim that between July 6, 2016, and November 2016, Vuksinich communicated with a 14-year-old victim who lived...
Tags: Crime, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Department Of Justice, Skype, Child Pornography, Midwest, Sacramento News, Troy L Nunley, Nicholas Vuksinich, Vuksinich

Pornhub purges millions of unverified videos amid allegation of hosting child pornography

Pornhub, a popular pornography site, is one of the most visited websites in the US. Shutterstock The popular pornography website Pornhub is deleting all unverified content on its platform, the company announced on Monday. "As part of our policy to ban unverified uploaders, we have now also suspended all previously uploaded content that was not created by content partners or members of the Model Program," the company said.  It's the latest response from Pornhub following a New York Times co...
Tags: News, Microsoft, US, Trends, New York Times, Pornography, Pornhub, Times, Mastercard, Visa, Business Insider, Child Pornography, Youtube Google, Nicholas Kristof, Kristof, Ben Gilbert

Pornhub restricts uploads, downloads after child porn found on platform

Pornhub will only allow uploads from verified users, and content partners, and has disabled the ability the ability to download content from the platform — except for paid downloads by verified users —, the company announced in a blog post. In addition, the platform will also strengthen its content moderation practices. These changes follow a scathing New York Times report, which documented how Pornhub is replete with child sexual abuse material, and how people whose intimate clips end up on the...
Tags: Travel, News, Microsoft, Youtube, Bloomberg, New York Times, Child Sexual Abuse, Pornhub, Mastercard, Visa, Child Pornography, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Mastercard Visa, CSAM, National Center for Missing Exploited Children, Ncmec

PornHub gets busted for profiting off child trafficking, coincidentally announces new policies

On Sunday, December 4, 2020, the New York Times published an expose about the dangerous consequences of PornHub's user-generated content: Pornhub is like YouTube in that it allows members of the public to post their own videos. A great majority of the 6.8 million new videos posted on the site each year probably involve consenting adults, but many depict child abuse and nonconsensual violence. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Porn, New York Times, Child Abuse, Pornhub, Child Porn, Revenge Porn, Child Pornography, Trafficking, Section 230, Communications Decency Act, Not Actually Child Pornography Though

Grass Valley Man Had Over 6,000 Images Of Child Porn, Authorities Say

GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) – A 75-year-old Grass Valley man arrested on Thursday is accused of possessing and distributing child pornography, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office announced. Richard Colombini was arrested at his home and booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility and is being held on $100,000 bail. Several pieces of electronics and hidden storage devices containing child porn were located inside the home. The sheriff’s office said over 6,000 images of child porn from the last seve...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Grass Valley, Child Pornography, CBS Sacramento, Nevada County Sheriff s Office Major Crimes Unit, Colombini, Nevada County Sheriff s Office, Nevada County News, Grass Valley News, Stockton Home Sheriff, Richard Colombini, Sacramento Hi Tech Crimes Task Force

Former Biglaw Associate Facing Charges For Possessing Child Pornography

He's reportedly admitted to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images.
Tags: Crime, Law, Biglaw, Child Pornography, Faliq Mohamed Ismail

Social media platforms should take all measures to not host child porn: Delhi High Court

It is necessary for social media platforms to take all effective measures so that child pornography is not hosted on their platforms, the Delhi High Court recently . This is a necessary condition for platforms to fulfil if they wish to receive safe harbour protections under India’s intermediary liability rules. The order came after a woman filed a plea seeking to remove her intimate pictures from platforms such as Instagram, YouTube, and Telegram, claiming they were taken when she was a minor, ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, UK, News, Instagram, Indonesia, Australia, Youtube, Mexico, Iraq, India, US, Social Media, Pakistan, Child Sexual Abuse

Sacramento Man Indicted For Child Porn Production, Possession

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A Sacramento man was indicted Thursday for the production and possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott, with the Department of Justice Eastern District of California, announced. Jayson Fernandez Butay, 25, allegedly produced child pornography with a minor on Sept. 28, 2019. Authorities said Butay also possessed prepubescent images of child porn. Butay faces a minimum of 15 years in prison and a maximum of up to 30 years, in addition to a $250,000 fine...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Child Pornography, Sacramento News, McGregor W Scott, Jayson Fernandez Butay, Butay

South Korea Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Operator of Child Pornography Site

The Justice Department had sought to try Son Jong-woo after he was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia on money-laundering and other charges.
Tags: South Korea, News, United States, District Of Columbia, Extradition, Justice Department, International Relations, Child Pornography, Computers and the Internet, Son Jong-woo, Son Jong

Chrystul Kizer, Teen Charged With Killing Sexual Abuser, Is Released on Bond

Ms. Kizer was charged with premeditated murder in the 2018 death of Randall Volar. Her case attracted widespread attention, and a Chicago bail fund paid $400,000 for her release on Monday.
Tags: News, Chicago, Sex Crimes, Human Trafficking, Bond, Child Pornography, Murders, Kizer, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Child Abuse And Neglect, Volar, Chrystul, Randall (d 2018, Kenosha (Wis, Randall Volar Her

Child Pornography Ring Is Broken Up in Germany, Police Say

Police found images and videos of sexual abuse of children, filmed in a cabin in western Germany. They have arrested 11 people so far, but believe many more were involved.
Tags: News, Germany, Portugal, Child Pornography, Madeleine, McCann, Child Abuse And Neglect

A $5 Billion Proposal to Fight Online Child Sexual Abuse

New legislation would try to curb the illegal imagery with record levels of funding for law enforcement. The bill, coming in response to a Times investigation, also calls for a new oversight position in the White House.
Tags: News, Privacy, Senate, House Of Representatives, Sex Crimes, Graham, Times, Richard, Wyden, Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Child Pornography, Brown, Lindsey, Ron, Casey

New bill threatens journalists’ ability to protect sources

Runa Sandvik Contributor Share on Twitter Runa Sandvik works on digital security for journalists, founded upon her experiences working at The New York Times, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and The Tor Project. Online child exploitation is a horrific crime that requires an effective response. A draft bill, first proposed by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in January, intends to provide exactly that. However, technology experts ...
Tags: Travel, Column, Media, Privacy, Congress, Washington Post, Opinion, Policy, New-York-Times, Journalist, Signal, Child Pornography, Child Safety, Runa Sandvik, Sen Lindsey Graham R SC, New York Times the Freedom of the Press Foundation

Teaching Your Kids to Be Safe Online: A Hasty Primer

The coronavirus has relaxed many parents’ stances on communication apps. Here are some ground rules.
Tags: News, Parenting, Privacy, Child Pornography, Children and Childhood

Suspect Held in South Korean Crackdown on Sexually Explicit Videos

Cho Joo-bin was accused of blackmailing dozens of young women, including at least 16 minors, into making sexually explicit video clips of themselves.
Tags: South Korea, News, Women's Rights, Child Pornography, Computers and the Internet, Women and Girls, Moon Jae-in, Voyeurism (Criminal, Telegram LLC, Cho Joo bin

Bill Would Make Tech Firms Accountable for Child Sex Abuse Imagery

Bipartisan legislation would take the extraordinary step of removing legal protections for tech companies that fail to police the illegal content.
Tags: News, Social Media, Sex Crimes, Graham, Richard, Justice Department, Child Pornography, Lindsey, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Blumenthal, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Child Abuse And Neglect

U.S. to Hold Tech Firms Accountable for Spread of Child Sex Abuse Imagery

New legislation would take the extraordinary step of removing legal protections for tech companies that fail to police the illegal content.
Tags: News, Social Media, Sex Crimes, Graham, Richard, Justice Department, Child Pornography, Lindsey, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Blumenthal, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Child Abuse And Neglect

Tech Companies Detect a Surge in Online Videos of Child Sexual Abuse

In a first, videos outnumbered photos in reports to the authorities last year. Facebook found the most imagery, the bulk of it on its Messenger app.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Sex Crimes, Icloud, Apple Inc, Child Pornography, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Yahoo! Inc, Computers and the Internet, Inc, Dropbox Inc, Child Abuse And Neglect, Snap Inc

Child-Welfare Activists Attack Facebook Over Encryption Plans

The social network is facing criticism for how encryption can allow child exploitation to flourish undetected on its services.
Tags: Photography, News, Social Media, Computer Security, Zuckerberg, Child Pornography, Wray, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, Mark E, Children and Childhood, Cyberharassment, Child Abuse And Neglect, Data-Mining and Database Marketing, Christopher A

Break end-to-end encryption to trace child porn distributors, make ISPs liable: Recommendations from Rajya Sabha Committee

To curb online child sexual abuse material (CSAM), an ad hoc Rajya Sabha Committee has recommended that law enforcement agencies be permitted to break end-to-end encryption to trace abusers, and that internet service providers give parents family-friendly filters. The ad hoc Committee, headed by Jairam Ramesh, made 40 recommendations to prevent sexual abuse of children […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Committee, Child Pornography, Rajya Sabha, CSAM, Jairam Ramesh, Children and the Internet, Rajya Sabha Committee

Rajya Sabha panel proposes new measures to tackle online child porn

A Rajya Sabha panel of MPs led by Jairam Ramesh has submitted its recommendations to curb online child porn, The Economic Times reported. The 14-member ad hoc panel, which was formed by Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu last month, has suggested establishing a “dedicated mechanism” to limit online sexual crimes and changing the definition of “child […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Child Pornography, Rajya Sabha, Economic Times, Venkaiah Naidu, Jairam Ramesh

Cases registered in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad for uploading child porn: Report

3 cases against unidentified suspects were registered at Aurangabad police station for allegedly uploading child pornography content to Facebook, according to the Times of India, which also said that this is the first time such a case has been registered in Maharashtra. The police registered the case after receiving data from the National Crime Records Bureau […] ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Policy, Pornography, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Pornography, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Times of India, National Crime Records Bureau, NCRB

California Court Restores Case By Therapists On Porn Privacy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court revived a long-running debate Thursday when it reinstated a lawsuit over whether psychotherapists must tell authorities when patients report they are attracted to child pornography. Lower courts had tossed out the lawsuit by three therapists who argued that California’s mandatory reporting law violates patient confidentiality and dissuades patients from revealing that they downloaded or electronically viewed child pornography. The high court...
Tags: News, California, California News, Ap, California Supreme Court, Child Pornography, Therapist, Los Angeles County, Superior Court, Sacramento Calif, The California Supreme Court

German Boy Missing Since 2017 Found in Child Pornography Raid

The police in western Germany went to a man's home in search of child pornography but found a missing 15-year-old.
Tags: News, Germany, Sex Crimes, Child Pornography, Missing Persons, Child Abuse And Neglect

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