ISPAI Concern that EU CEF is Poised to Drop Essential Safer Internet Actions *UPDATE

July 5, 2013


CEF cuts threaten EU’s commitment to protect children from online sexual exploitation

Because the Internet is global these crimes are perpetrated internationally and require international responses. Children can be subjected to online grooming through services hosted in other jurisdictions and paedophiles exchange images and videos of child sexual abuse across national borders. (more…)

ISPAI Concern that EU CEF is Poised to Drop essential Safer Internet Actions

July 2, 2013


ISPs rely on fast international notifications from authorised sources to act swiftly against child sexual abuse images being distributed on the Internet. For 14 years the EU has part-financed Hotlines and essentially financed INHOPE – the worldwide clearing house for exchange of reports between Hotlines.

The Programme that financed Safer Internet ceases to exist shortly. Actions within a new (more…)

Going Phishing for iTunes Customers

July 2, 2013


New Phishing Scam Aimed at iTune Users

The old bank account details Phishing Scams have recently taken a new twist with spam aimed at “iTunes Connect” users.

It states:

“Dear Customer, (more…)

2013 FOSI European Forum

May 20, 2013


The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international non-profit membership organization working to develop a safer Internet, held their Annual European Forum in Google’s EMEA HQ in Dublin, giving recognition to Ireland’s place as an important base for global digital brand leaders during “European Year of the Digital Citizen”.

FOSI brings together Internet safety advocates (more…)