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“We do not take a 13-year-old boy to a sex-shop, not anything goes in the digital world”, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech at UNESCO.
Images of child rape are available online long after the victims are rescued, the Internet Watch Foundation said in a recent report. “The cause of the problem is the demand”.
“Mandatory age verification is a world first, we want the UK to be the safest place to be online”, government says. Measure will come into force in July.
“It is good to know that all apps (especially the freebies!) come with a price: your personal data”, says social media expert Cosmin Cret.
One third of the users around the world are minors, the newest report of the agency for cihldren explains. “Many have a digital footprint before they can even walk or talk”.
The Spanish police and Europol coordinate a “pioneer” action through the European Technical Research Unit. At least 39 people arrested in 18 countries.
“Criminals may start with social networking platforms and then move to phone and video chat”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims.”
53% of the boys surveyed think “online pornography is realistic.” P-Word conference will be held in London to explore a practical Christian response to the issue of pornography.
“Parents need to step into their children’s world and start knowing and using technology… being nostalgic about the good old times simply doesn’t help”, believes expert Cosmin Cret.
Mobile phones are specially attacked to obtain information like bank accounts or credit cards. Europe is the most secure territory, with Norway, Sweden and France leading the way.