Sexual Abuse

Panel Urged to Hold Chat Site Omegle Liable for Sexual Exploitation of Kids

Parents argue the website, which advertises itself as a place to talk to strangers, should be held responsible for its use by child predators. (CN) — The 11th Circuit heard arguments Thursday over whether anonymous chat website Omegle is liable for those who misuse the site to sexually exploit children. In 2020, the parents [...]

2022-12-16T08:08:24-08:00November 17th, 2022|Child Sex Abuse News|

Graham, Blumenthal Introduce EARN IT Act to Encourage Tech Industry to Take Online Child Sexual Exploitation Seriously

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to encourage the tech industry to take online child sexual exploitation seriously. The Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act (EARN IT Act) removes blanket immunity for violations of laws related to online child sexual abuse material [...]

2022-02-02T14:50:00-08:00February 2nd, 2022|Child Sex Abuse News|

Congratulations to our friends at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) on 5 years running Project Arachnid!

Since 2017, the platform has led to six million images and videos of child sexual exploitation being removed from 1,000 electronic service providers spanning 100 countries worldwide. However, as a victim-centric tool, its true success lies with it breaking the cycle of victimization for children/survivors. As one survivor noted: "We never knew that there was [...]

2022-01-17T10:21:39-08:00January 17th, 2022|Child Sex Abuse News|


Most of us don’t know or don’t want to acknowledge how vulnerable our children are to online predators. Supported by the real-life experience of survivors, the energy of committed advocates, and extensive research the Canadian Centre has identified critical points of needed change for government and the tech industry—all for the greater protection of [...]

2020-12-21T12:41:05-08:00December 4th, 2019|Child Sex Abuse News|

Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

This article is taken from IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web Kelly Phillips Erb The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the [...]

2019-10-17T12:21:18-07:00October 17th, 2019|Sexual Abuse|

The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse

Read this revealing piece of in-depth investigative journalism by the NY Times.  The first of three articles on how government and industry are failing our children and how the end to end encryption will empower pedophiles to share child sex abuse images and videos at rates even beyond current epidemic levels: The Internet Is [...]

2021-03-08T10:38:06-08:00October 11th, 2019|Sexual Abuse|

Continued sharing of images ‘worse than actual abuse’ for child pornography victim

'Solomon' was sexually assaulted for the first time during an overnight trip in Kentucky. He was 8 years old. "I don't have a legacy that doesn't involve being raped as a child," Solomon told the WCPO I-Team. Solomon said his abuser also took photos and videos of him posing naked, then sold them online. Those [...]

2019-09-24T11:21:17-07:00September 24th, 2019|Blog, Child Sex Abuse News, Sexual Abuse|

Child pornography may make a comeback after court ruling guts regulations protecting minors

August 23, 2018 6.44am EDT A federal appeals court judge just made it a lot easier for the pornography industry to abuse and exploit children for profit. The Aug. 3 legal decision, which has received far less media attention than it deserves, represents the most significant blow to opponents of child porn in decades. We [...]

2021-01-22T08:51:20-08:00August 30th, 2018|Child Sex Abuse News|

Crown Seeks 17 Years, Defense Argues for 7 at Philip Chicoine Child Pornography Hearing

Warning: Graphic content The Crown is seeking the longest prison sentence in Saskatchewan history for child pornography charges to be handed to Philip Michael Chicoine. Crown prosecutor Lana Morelli argued at the conclusion of Chicoine’s sentencing hearing Thursday the Saskatoon man should be given a 17-year sentence with no chance of parole for seven and a [...]

2020-12-17T13:14:10-08:00July 5th, 2017|Sexual Abuse|

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