Christian Berg
Christian Berg is the CEO and Founder of NetClean Technologies, the Swedish company that develops unique, breakthrough technology to help businesses, ISPs, law enforcement agencies and public sector organisations catch child sexual abusers. In 2003 he established a partnership with World Childhood Foundation that supports children at risk around the world, as well as cooperating with Save the Children, charities and law enforcement agencies worldwide. Christian has developed both NetClean Analyze, NetClean ProActive and NetClean Whitebox designed to help law enforcement agencies, and companies, governments and ISPs respectively.

Entries by Christian Berg

A Society in the Dark

(0) Comments | Posted 30 June 2016 | (12:41)

Last week, the NSPCC released its annual 'How safe are our children? 2016' report. The report suggests that the Internet used in eight cases of child sex abuse every day. However, we feel that this latest number from the NSPCC is merely the tip of the iceberg when it comes...

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Normalising Criminal Communities

(0) Comments | Posted 15 March 2016 | (11:41)

"Once I'd opened my Tor browser, it took me two mouse clicks to arrive at the page advertising the link. If I had clicked again I would have committed an extremely serious crime. I can't think of another instance where doing something so bad is so easy." Jamie Bartlett, The...

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Five Myths About Fighting Child Sexual Abuse Material

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2016 | (14:01)

The 2015 NetClean report revealed that the numbers of crimes involving child sexual abuse material (CSA) are increasing, the violence is becoming more severe and the victims are getting younger. Despite these alarming numbers, the public, and in many cases also business owners and decision-makers, remain unaware of the full...

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Virtual Behaviour: Where Do the Boundaries Lie?

(0) Comments | Posted 12 November 2015 | (12:41)

"Do the features of anonymity and connectivity free the darker sides of our nature?" Jamie Bartlett, The Dark Net, 2014

The internet is vast and seemingly borderless, an anonymous space where users feel as if they can behave and manufacture an identity as they please. Anonymity on the Internet is...

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Child Sexual Abuse Content Downloaded on a Fifth of Corporate Networks

(0) Comments | Posted 28 August 2014 | (10:00)

In a recent NetClean survey of IT experts, a fifth of those surveyed revealed that someone had downloaded child sexual abuse (CSA) material at work. Of those, just 3.5% lead to criminal investigations and in the vast majority of cases (69%) nothing happened.

We know from experience that child...

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Follow the Money

(0) Comments | Posted 20 November 2013 | (12:35)

Follow the money; an old investigative adage that says the money trail will ultimately lead to those at the heart of a crime. However, does this hold for all crimes? Particularly those online or those possessed of an extremely skewed value system.

Last week it was announced that a large-scale...

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Is 'We Didn't Know' Enough?

(0) Comments | Posted 6 September 2013 | (09:56)

In recent months some of the most iconic British institutions such as the BBC and British Airways have been rocked by charges of child abuse levelled at employees.

The people who commit these crimes don't just live in some dark criminal underworld or exist only between the lines of...

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Going Beyond Online Search: Searchable Web Just the Tip of the Child Abuse Iceberg

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2013 | (16:44)

In an era of cloud storage and prolific Wi-Fi access, we have seen high profile cases demonstrating a clear link between viewing abusive material and the abuse of children. It's clear that the technology and methods currently used to disrupt this crime are not effective enough.

The strategy that follows...

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