Germany to toughen penalties against child porn

Germany is seeking to widen its definition of child pornography and jail people for up to three years for owning or trading photographs of naked children that are considered pornographic, according to a new draft law.

German MP charged over child porn allegations

A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer.

Blocking porn sites would cause greater harm, Centre tells SC

Blocking all websites with pornographic content in the country is not possible and it would cause more harm as literary content containing such words would also not be available for public on internet.

Germany`s Merkel scrambles to heal coalition rift

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scrambling to heal a rift in her new coalition government caused by the fallout from a child pornography investigation.

Nicaragua deports US man in child pornography case

A Nicaraguan official says police have deported an American man who was convicted of child pornography possession in the United States and fled before sentencing.

Ex-US teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former private school teacher who was once featured on the FBI`s list of most wanted fugitives pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.

`Blocking sites,search terms `ineffective` to stop child porn`

A recent move by technology giants Google and Microsoft to prevent users from searching for child pornography online is a "blunt and ineffective tool and can easily be circumvented", a global professional body of engineers said.

SC seeks DoT`s reply on how to block sites showing child porn

Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) seeking its response as to how to block websites with pornographic content in the country.

Government has to take steps to block porn sites: SC

The Supreme Court today made it clear that the government will have to take steps to block porn sites particularly those showing child pornography and granted four weeks time to chart out plan of action.

Canada teens in court in cyberbullying case

Two Canada teenagers appeared in court on child pornography charges related to cyberbullying case, which is set to continue next month as the defense seeks additional disclosure of evidence.

Children in poor countries `sexually abused live on web`

The sexual abuse of children in developing countries is increasingly being live-streamed on Internet services, Britain`s online child protection agency warned.

Google pledges to donate 5 million dollars to charities to rid web of child porn

Google has vowed to spend a whopping five million dollars to remove child pornography and abuse from the web through `hashing` technology.

Facebook slammed over `child porn` video

Facebook has sparked a furious backlash after an adult clip allegedly showing child pornography went viral on the social network.

Twenty-eight held in Spain in operation against child pornography

Twenty-eight people have been arrested as part of an international operation against the child pornography industry.

`Man accused of child pornography linked to US bomb plotter`

According to a New York Times report, Howard Willie Carter II was suspected of being an accomplice of Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis.

Facebook accused of allowing child pornography

Social networking giant Facebook has been accused of allowing child pornography to proliferate by allowing the creation of new pages on the site in which users, some of them underaged, are asked to post naked pictures of themselves.

Canadian bishop gets 15 months in child porn case

A Canadian Catholic bishop who admitted being addicted to watching child porn has been sentenced to 15 months jail.

Major child pornography ring busted: Europol

Police arrested 112 people in 22
countries after a year-long investigation into child pornography, Europol said.

Former Canadian bishop pleads guilty to abuse

A former Catholic bishop pleaded guilty on Wednesday to child pornography charges.

Child pornography allegations on MTV`s `Skins`

A media watchdog group has called on lawmakers and law enforcement officials to investigate possible child pornography and exploitation on MTV`s new series `Skins`.