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Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography
A coalition of financial institutions and internet service companies with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (USA) and International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, fighting against child pornography online.  The aim is to eradicate child pornography by shutting down the payment accounts used by child pornography traders.

Child-porn industry using web-based system to move funds
Isaac Wolf, Scripps Howard News Service, 15 Jun 2010

Should companies police for child pornography?
Andrew Crane, Dirk Matten, CSRwire Talkback, 23 May 2010

Child pornography flourishes in a world with no borders
Najat Maalla M’jid, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, 26 Nov 2009

Disconnecting Child Pornography on the Internet: Barriers and Policy Considerations
Rebecca Ayers Loftus, Forum on Public Policy, 2008

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Sexual abuse and exploitation of children through the Internet and other information and communication technologies
2010-11 research project by UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

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1 February 2011

The Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography – Fact Sheet

Author: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Thirty-five prominent financial institutions and Internet industry leaders have joined with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children…and its sister organization, the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children…in the fight...

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15 June 2010

Child-porn industry using web-based system to move funds

Author: Isaac Wolf, Scripps Howard News Service

Authorities are banding together ever more closely with the financial sector and Internet providers in hopes of disrupting the multibillion-dollar global child-pornography trade. These concerted efforts come as the child-porn industry has shifted in...

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23 May 2010

Should companies police for child pornography?

Author: Andrew Crane & Dirk Matten, csrwiretalkback

[S]hould companies play a larger role in actively stamping out child pornography?...Internet service providers, cell phone companies, and tech firms can all play a part. For instance, My Mobile Watchdog has developed a service for parents to screen...

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26 November 2009

Child pornography flourishes in a world with no borders

Author: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, Najat Maalla M’jid in a report to the latest session of the Human Rights Council says, “there is more and more child pornography on the Internet, becoming what...

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1 January 2008

Disconnecting Child Pornography on the Internet: Barriers and Policy Considerations

Author: Rebecca Ayers Loftus, Forum on Public Policy

Access to child pornography via the Internet is easier than ever before. While most scholars and policymakers agree that this media is both pervasive and destructive to our society, we have yet to come to a consensus on how to eliminate this threat to...

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