Google Pledges $5M To Fight Online Child Exploitation

Great start and technology companies should continue to pursue raising funds and keeping the kids safe. Through the power of the internet a lot of this could be stopped before its too late.

Gadget and Technology

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The Internet has plenty of dark corners, but one of the
darkest is surely the growing number of sites that
traffic in child pornography. Google, which has no
interest in surfacing any of these sites and images,
has long worked with numerous nonprofit
organizations and law enforcement agencies to help protect children online and keep these sites out of its
index. The company has, however, recently been
criticized by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and
others for not doing enough to fight child pornography
online. Today, Google pledged $5 million to the fight. It will
distribute this money to a number of organizations in
the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Latin
America. Among the organizations that will receive
these funds are groups like the U.S. National Center
for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the U.K.’s Internet Watch Foundation. Google has also
set up a $2 million Child Protection Technology…

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