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Google, Facebook and Twitter To Block "Hash Lists" of Child Abuse

Aug 11

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook, Google, and Twitter are teaming up with the UK’s Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) to share hash lists of blocked indecent images. The move is intended to ensure that a picture pulled from one site can’t show up again elsewhere. The BBC reports: “Online security specialists welcomed the move as a positive step, but said it would not block content on the ‘darknet’ — a network with restricted access — where abusers often posted images.”

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