Internet giants aid in child porn crackdown

The UK’s Internet Watch Foundation is sharing lists of child abuse images with web companies to protect their customers and help victims.

Internet Watch Foundation, an anti-abuse organisation, is sharing lists of images with web companies to protect their customers and help victims.

Sharing the lists, in which images are identified by a hash or unique digital fingerprint, will allow victims’ images to be identified and removed more quickly, preventing them from being repeatedly shared.


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