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How Facebook fights child porn

It's an Internet-wide problem that Facebook, among many others, is proactively trying to combat.

By May 8, 2012


Facebook adds Amber alerts to find missing kids (podcast)

Facebook has teamed up with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the U.S. Justice Department to bring Amber alerts to the social-networking site.

By January 12, 2011


A child porn-planting virus: Threat or bad defense?

There is some concern that malware can plant illegal child porn on innocent people's computers, but experts say that, while possible, it's not very likely.

By November 10, 2009


Can GPS help prevent another missing child?

Stranger abductions are rare, but they're every parent's nightmare. GPS and cellular technology can help, but only if the device is turned on and getting a signal.

By August 31, 2009


Editorial: It's time for a child porn czar

The time has come for Obama to appoint a child pornography czar whose office can take over tasks currently performed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

By December 9, 2008


Cable giants bullied into new child porn censorship deal

Deal would give the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children total power to force takedowns.

By July 18, 2008


N.Y. AG says AOL will curb access to Usenet. It already did

Andrew Cuomo says the Time Warner unit will delete child porn when notified (it already does) and remove sexually explicit Usenet newsgroups (AOL stopped offering Usenet in 2005).

By July 10, 2008


House vote on illegal images sweeps in Wi-Fi, Web sites

Bill would force anyone offering an open Wi-Fi connection, plus social-networking sites, ISPs, and e-mail sites to report illegal images including "obscene" cartoons and drawings.

By December 5, 2007


Screensaver replaces milk carton in missing kid search

Download a photo screensaver, and potentially save a missing child. That's the message from the child-safety group behind the Amber Alert system.

By August 6, 2007


Canon Elph turns 10

Canon Elph turns 10

By October 10, 2006