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Google’s proposed child‑safety measures a big step forward, more details needed to evaluate policy changes

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) welcomes news of Google’s plan to bring about significant design and policy changes to better protect children and adolescents in the digital space, and is hopeful the company will also provide more details in the near future on some key questions raised by this initiative.

Apple’s move to proactively tackle child sexual abuse material an important step toward industry‑wide, victim‑focused action

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) welcomes news of Apple’s plans to tackle the spread of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online through the deployment of proactive image detection technology across most of its platforms in the U.S.

New Statistics Canada crime data shows victimization of children intensified during pandemic

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) is calling attention to the alarming increase in the online victimization of children reflected in today’s release of Statistics Canada’s police‑reported crime data.

New data-driven report shows depth of internet companies’ failure to curb spread of child sexual abuse material

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection has released a first-of-its-kind report, providing unprecedented insight into the availability of child sexual abuse material and the role vast networks of lesser-known internet companies play in facilitating the spread.

Statement on behalf of the Phoenix 11: Survivors of child sexual abuse material demand action from tech one year after key players support online anti-exploitation principles

Today the Phoenix 11, a collective of survivors whose child sexual abuse was recorded, and in the majority of cases, distributed online, issued the following statement on the one year anniversary of the establishment of the 5 Eyes’ Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (Voluntary Principles).

Statement from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection regarding MindGeek’s testimony at today’s Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is encouraged by the intense interest demonstrated today by members of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics on the content moderation practices of the company MindGeek, and its adult website PornHub.

National tipline sees rise in reports of sextortion

This Safer Internet Day the Canadian Centre for Child Protection is helping youth, families, and educators understand how sextortion happens and how to get help.

Details on Cybertip.ca reports related to MindGeek-owned websites presented to federal MP committee

Details on Cybertip.ca reports processed by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) relating to MindGeek‑owned websites were presented today to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics today.