Child Pornography

Should All Paedophiles Who Watch Online Child Pornography Be Spared Jail?

Natasha Phillips | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK
Natasha Phillips

Until we can assess the level of risk each paedophile caught with child abuse images poses, and find proven ways of preventing paedophiles from accessing child abuse images and assaulting children in the real world, we should think twice before removing what is currently the only barrier we have to protect children from unthinkable harm.

20 Years Progress In Battle To Rid The Internet Of Indecent Images Of Children

Baroness Joanna Shields | Posted 23.10.2016 | UK Politics
Baroness Joanna Shields

This is not a problem that any one organisation or sector can solve on its own. We have to work together. And furthermore, this is not just a problem in the UK, but a global crime that transcends borders and requires a coordinated global response.

'Glee' Actor Arrested In Child Pornography Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘Glee’ star Mark Salling has been arrested for allegedly possessing images of child pornography. The US actor, who played Noah ‘Puck...

Preventable or Inevitable? Stopping Child Sexual Abuse Before It Starts

Donald Findlater | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK
Donald Findlater

If we care about children's safety, it is time we focused scarce resources on preventing abuse - by better protecting children and by helping those with the potential to offend to lead good lives. Such an approach is better for children, better for families and better for those with the potential to do children harm. It is also better for the public purse. Child sexual abuse is preventable. It is not inevitable.

Challenge Porn on International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Rachel Bell | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK
Rachel Bell

Sentencing the murderer of teenager Becky Watts, the judge, Mr Justice Dingemans, broke down and cried. The sixteen year old's step brother, Nathan Ma...

Former Lecturer Flees As Jury Considers Child Pornography Charges

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK

Police are chasing a former law lecturer who went on the run after being convicted of downloading child pornography. Julian Myerscough, 53, a forme...

Author Wants Lighter Sentences For People Who Watch Child Porn

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Grisham released the following statement via his website on Thursday. Anyone who harms a child for profit or pleasure, or who in any way p...

Why Teenagers Might Want To Re-Think Sending That Sexual Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

Police have "grave concerns" that teenagers who "sext" sexual selfies to partners could face criminal records, after a schoolgirl received a police ca...

Magician Probably Wishes He Could've Made His Child Porn Collection Vanish

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

A magician is facing prison after he accidentally handed over his collection of child porn to police. Nigel Hardman, 46, agreed to give CCTV images...

Revealed: Rolf Kept Notes On How To Delete 'Tiny Teeny Girlfriends' Internet History

PA | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris kept notes in a diary on how to delete his internet history - after he allegedly accessed images of underage girls - ...

Cameron's Former Adviser Charged With Possessing Indecent Images Of Children

PA | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

A former adviser to David Cameron has been charged with making and possessing indecent images of children. Patrick Rock, 63, was arrested at his home ...

PM's Aide Arrested Over Child Abuse Images

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

A close aide to David Cameron has resigned over allegations involving child abuse images, Downing Street has said. Patrick Rock has been closely in...

Radio Host Arrested For 'Liking' Facebook Status

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Memphis radio host was reportedly arrested on Tuesday for “liking” a Facebook post made by a woman who has a restraining order against him. ...

Did Someone Get A Tattoo Of Ian Watkins' Mugshot?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Someone has apparently posted a photo of what appears to be a tattoo of the mugshot of disgraced Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins. The apparent tatt...

Ian Watkins Described Child Sex Offences As 'Megalolz'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Ian Watkins Sentenced To 35 Years For Child Sex Offences Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins spoke to a female fan from prison th...

A Bad Time To Also Be Called Ian Watkins

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

The horrific child abuse carried out by the Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins has left the nation shocked and appalled. The "determined and commit...

Police Warn Ian Watkins May Have Had More Victims

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

Paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins may have had more victims, police warned on Wednesday, calling for information on other potential victims o...

Couple Accused Of Selling Daughters To Porn Ring

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An American couple have been accused of selling three of their daughters to a child pornography ring. Paperwork allegedly shows the girls aged 12, ...

Is 'We Didn't Know' Enough?

Christian Berg | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Tech
Christian Berg

Child sexual abuse images and videos are nearly always a symptom of abuse. In many instances they are instrumental in building to the physical abuse of a child. As horrifying as this may be, the digital trail of this kind of content presents an opportunity to find and prevent abuse. By tracking the symptom, we can tackle the problem.

Rude, Nude and Dangerous to Know: Why the Latest FCUK Campaign Holds us All Hostage

Ruth Bushi | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Bushi

You can choose to see commentary about Sketch to Store as filler content between the headlines and the sport - which it is. But all of those slices of visual propaganda - seen and debated or not - are part of the mechanism which keeps us stuck in the moment, never moving forward. But, mostly spending. Still - who gives a fcuk, right?

We Need Education on Porn, Not Censorship

Genevieve Shanahan | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Genevieve Shanahan

Motions to "protect" the innocence of children are alway easy vote-winners. It doesn't matter whether it's effective, ethical or logical, as long as it hits the right buzzwords and appears to be tough on the boogie-men in our closets.

Microsoft's 'Pop-Up' Warning For Child Porn Online

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

The ease with which child abuse images can be accessed online has long been a source of anger, prompting Microsoft to introduce a "pop-up" warning on ...

The War on Porn: The Need for an Adult Discussion on an Adult Issue

Andrew Smith | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Politics
Andrew Smith

In many ways David Cameron has found the perfect enemy in porn... The problem is that even if we admire Cameron's determination and principles then there are still a number of very good reasons to object to a crusade that is likely to go about as well as the 'war on drugs' and the 'war on terror'.

The Internet and Porn: Can It Really Be Controlled?

Daley James Francis | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Politics
Daley James Francis

The porn industry is huge, and the online world has made it even easier to get your hands (or your eyes) on it, and if you want to indulge in it for free, you can do that too. It doesn't take a great deal of effort to get past the adult security measures.

PM Declares War On Child Porn

PA | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

David Cameron will tell internet giants including Google they have a "moral duty" to do more to tackle child abuse images found by using their website...