October 24th is the annual Internet Watch Foundation awareness day. Discussion of the IWF often highlights, and rightly so, its success in reducing the availability of indecent images of children on the internet. But the most important result of reporting images to the IWF is when the police, notified by the IWF and its peer […]
Tag: illegal material
Posts relating to material that is illegal to possess: a smaller category than the press would lead you to believe.
Responsible ISPs in Latvia
Earlier in the year I wrote about the German ISP Association’s scheme to remove the economic disincentive for ISPs to inform their customers of botnet infections on their PCs by providing a centrally-funded helpdesk. In Latvia a different approach has been taken: providing a “responsible ISP” mark that consumer networks can use on their websites […]
This is JANET(UK)’s response to the Home Office/Scottish Executive consultation on posession of extreme pornographic material. The JNT Association, trading as JANET(UK), is the company that runs the JANET computer network. The JANET network connects UK universities, Further Education Colleges, Research Councils, Specialist Colleges and Adult and Community Learning providers. It also provides connections between […]