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Minnesota man gets life in prison, convicted of producing child porn

Minnesota man gets life in prison, convicted of producing child porn

BEMIDJI -- A Federal Dam man convicted of 13 counts of production of child pornography, as well as related charges, was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in federal court in Minneapolis.

Rex Lee Furman, 53, was convicted of 13 counts of production of child pornography, two counts of distribution of child pornography, one coun....

Manchester senior faces child porn charges

Manchester senior faces child porn charges

A Manchester child pornography suspect who reportedly has been on the FBI’s radar for several months awaits court proceedings on two related charges.

Lawrence Fascia, 63, faces second- and third-degree counts, the more severe of which would place him at risk of five to 10 years in prison if convicted. He was charged July 19.

Centre to approach Interpol to get list of child porn websites

Centre to approach Interpol to get list of child porn websites

The government, though committed to curb such content, has been taking a one-step-forward-two-step-backward approach.

New Delhi: The Centre has decided to approach the Interpol to get the “worst-of” list of child pornography websites through the CBI, its nodal agency in the country. A senior officer in the CBI said, “The la....

WTNH Meteorologist Charged With Possessing Child Porn

WTNH Meteorologist Charged With Possessing Child Porn

Police say files of child pornography were located on the devices.

Justin Goldstein is being accused of first-degree possession of child pornography and promoting a minor in an obscene performance, police told WVIT.

Connecticut State Police, along with the FBI, Homeland Security, and the Hamde....

Rochester man admits to sharing child porn on Kik

Rochester man admits to sharing child porn on Kik

A Rochester man admitted Monday to sharing child pornography through social media.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Gregory Stohoha, 24, used a messaging application called Kik to trade pornographic images with other users that showed prepubescent minors. He also engaged in "sexually explicit 'chats' with other users."

FBI: Sextortion Affecting Thousands of U.S. Children

FBI: Sextortion Affecting Thousands of U.S. Children

Sextortion is a type of online sexual exploitation in which individuals coerce victims into providing sexually explicit images or videos of themselves, often in compliance with offenders’ threats to post the images publicly or send the images to victims’ friends and family. The FBI has seen a significant increase in sextortion activity against children who use t....

5 big ways the EU wants to change the way you watch TV

5 big ways the EU wants to change the way you watch TV

Last week we reported on the EU's plans to regulate streaming services in the same way that it currently regulates national broadcasters but requiring them to devote at least 20% of their catalogues to European television and film content.

Now the plans have been published, revealing the exact size and scope of the proposed regul....

Mozilla bid to intervene in U.S. child porn case rejected

Mozilla bid to intervene in U.S. child porn case rejected

A federal judge has rejected Mozilla Corp's request to force the U.S. government to disclose a vulnerability related to its Firefox web browser that the company says was exploited by the FBI to investigate users of a large child pornography website.

U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan in Tacoma, Washington, on Monday rejected Mozill....

Agents find sex offender, former Glendale police officer in Mexico after four years on the run

Agents find sex offender, former Glendale police officer in Mexico after four years on the run

A former Glendale police officer and attorney accused of child molestation was arrested in Mexico Thursday after four years on the lam, federal officials said.

Registered sex offender Arthur Crabtree, 54, was arrested by Mexican authorities in Puerto Vallarta, where he'd been using false identification, and deported to the United....

How a spy probe turned into a child pornography prosecution

How a spy probe turned into a child pornography prosecution

WASHINGTON FBI agents investigating a potential data leak at Boeing obtained a secret warrant to search the home computers of a company manager in Irvine for evidence they hoped would connect him to Chinese economic espionage.

Instead, they say, they found something else entirely: graphic child pornography.

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Jul 16

Geneva, Switzerland - A Global Interagency Working Group released the ‘Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse’ in Geneva Switzerland today, taking an important step in strengthening collaboration to address sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children.  
Child sexual exploitation and sexual abuse are complex phenomena involving multiple actors, and requiring a multi-sectoral response. The absence of common language to describe conduct amounting to sexual exploitation and sexual abuse affects and undermines global efforts to protect children. “Even where the same terms are used, there is often disagreement concerning their actual meaning, resulting in confusion and challenges for law-makers, child protection agencies, media and civil society groups” explained Dorothy Rozga, Executive Director of ECPAT International. In the context of transnational child sexual abuse and sexual exploitation, these difficulties are magnified.

The Terminology Guidelines, dubbed the ‘Luxembourg Guidelines’ after their adoption in the small country earlier this year, offer guidance on how to navigate the complex lexicon of terms commonly used relating to sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children. They aim to build consensus on key concepts in order to strengthen data collection and cooperation across agencies, sectors and countries. Today, the Guidelines are being made available to all major child protection agencies and organisations around the world, as well as to law-makers and the media.

Read more: ‘Luxembourg Guidelines’ on terminology a step forward in the fight against sexual exploitation...

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Jul 16

If your kid spends as much time watching Minecraft videos as playing the game, here's a guide to the best YouTube Minecraft channels for kids.

If Minecraft has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they're talking about anymore, you're in good company. But, although you may love that the game helps build 21st-century skills such as creativity, innovation, and collaboration, your kids' obsession can be overwhelming. Perhaps most puzzling is that every waking moment they're not playing Minecraft, they're in front of YouTube watching Minecraft.

Minecraft videos on YouTube attract millions of views daily. There are tutorials (for ideas on new things to create), "Let's Play" videos (footage of people playing the game), challenges (new gameplay ideas to try), mod showcases (which show off cool thing kids can download to modify their Minecraft worlds), and more.

But the unique things about the game, including the ability for any player to create anything they want, can result in wide variations in quality, age- appropriateness, and relevancy to your kid's specific interests and gaming ability. There are hundreds of channels devoted to Minecraft, including popular but edgy ones such as Yogscast and SkyDoesMinecraft, and it's hard to know which ones are good for kids. Although you could download an app such as KicVidz, which curates only kid-friendly Minecraft videos, you know your little fanatic will be begging -- and searching YouTube -- for more.

Read more: The 12 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube

Safer Internet Day 2016 was marked in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 09th February under the motto “Play your part for a better Internet”. In accordance with this motto, the SID Committee BiH has marked Safer Internet Day in cooperation with a partner CSO from the region – the Center for Missing and Exploited Children (CNZD) from Osijek, Croatia, and by establishing a specialized web site www.dansigurnijeginterneta.org and an application for online competition for elementary school children on the topic of internet security. The competition consisted of an online quiz for students between V – IX grade with questions related to safe use of the internet, which was active on the day of marking Safer Internet Day, meaning 09th February from 09:00 until 19:00 o’clock, after which awards and quiz winners were announced on the abovementioned website, generically and through the application for online competition, including children who responded correctly to 80% or more questions.

During the competition, by an interactive map available on the mentioned website, data was visible about the number of children who participated in the quiz and from which cities from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina they come; thus, more than 5200 children from Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in the competition which represent a special success of the SID Committee BiH when it comes to animation of children for participation in the competition.

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the first prize – tablets, awarded student of elementary school "9th May" Pazaric. This year, with the support of sponsors was secured a number of awards for children, and three other prizes - mobile phone awarded students of First elementary school Ilidža, elementary school "Isa Beg Ishakovic" Sarajevo and elementary school "Ahmed Muradbegović" Vrselje, Zenica. Two third prizes, headsets, awarded students of elementary school "Aleksa Santic" in Sarajevo and elementary School "Humci" Humci, Celic. Participants have won five consolation prizes: two sets of keyboard and mouse, and three web cameras.

The names of the winners are available on the website www.dansigurnijeginterneta.org and as a final event of Safer Internet Day 2016, SID Committee BiH will organize a solemn promulgation of winners and awarding valuable prizes, which will be the winners of the competition and the public duly informed. Sponsors marking Safer Internet Day 2016 in Bosnia and Herzegovina as Microsoft, Logosoft, IMTEC, Mtel, BH Telecom. Activities regarding marking the Safer Internet Day are being realized for the sixth year in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in cooperation with European network Insafe. Insafe network organizes the marking of this day (Safer Internet Day) every year at the beginning of February with the aim to raise awareness and promotion of safer and a more responsible use of internet technologies and mobile phones, especially amongst children and youth all around the world.

*In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the celebration of the day is organized by the Committee for marking Safer Internet Day (SID, Safer Internet Day, The Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina), a body formed in 2011 with the aim of implementing preventative and promotional activities for the protection of children and youth in their use of information and communication technologies. This body was established by the International Forum of Solidarity – EMMAUS (IFS-EMMAUS) in coordination with the International Organization Insafe – a European network of centers that raise awareness of and promote safe and responsible use of the internet and mobile phones among children and youth. The committee is headed by the State Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Illegal Migration, and its members include representatives of the Communication of Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, IFS-EMMAUS, Save the Children, OneWorldSEE, and Microsoft BiH. Safer Internet Day is just one in a series of activities that these organizations, individually and jointly, have implemented with the aim of educating children and parents about the risks that the internet brings, and how to adequately protect themselves from them.

As in previous years, the International Forum of Solidarity – EMMAUS will join the celebration of the Safer Internet Day 2016 on February 9, under the motto “Play your part for a better internet!”. SID activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be carried out by the SID Committee BiH, in cooperation with respective local and regional stakeholders, industry partners and Insafe. The aim of these activities is to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people.

SID 2016 will be celebrated in cooperation with the Safer Internet Center Croatia - the Center for Missing and Exploited Children (CNZD) Osijek, regional CSO partner. This will represent the continuation of successful cooperation from previous two years when SID was regionally promoted among target groups through the implementation of an online competition for children aged 10-14.  
This year’s competition shall invite elementary school children of 5th – 9th grade to participate in an online quiz addressing various questions of internet safety.

The quiz will be accessible online on February 9, 2016 in the period between 09:00 – 19:00 hours CET. Scholars will have the opportunity to access the quiz several times in trying to reach the highest possible score by answering the questions as correctly as possible. Participants who score above 80% of accuracy will automatically enter the 2nd selection phase. The winners – one 1st place, three 2nd places and two 3rd places - shall be selected randomly by the system following the quiz end at 19:00 hours, out of the number of participants who scored above 80% of accuracy, whereby the 1st place will be selected of participants who scored 100%.

During the competition, the participants and the wider public will be able to follow quiz participation by geographical coverage through an interactive map on the specialized web site created for SID celebration purposes www.dansigurnijeginterneta.org. The site shall also be used to promote SID and respective activities organized on that day with the wider audience, specifically targeting children. In addition, SID Committee BiH and respective stakeholders shall promote the celebration and related activities with the Ministries of Education in BiH and schools across the country, to reach a wider target audience and animate children to take part in these activities, therewith raising public awareness on internet safety.

Following the competition celebrating SID 2016 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the International Forum of Solidarity – EMMAUS and partners will organize an Official Awards Ceremony for the quiz winners. The ceremony will be organized in one of the primary schools in BiH, whereby the winners will be awarded by respective awards that include: tablets, mobile phones, headsets, keyboard sets, web cameras, pre-paid mobile phone cards and other prizes.

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the celebration of the SID is organized by the Safer Internet Day Committee (BiH SID Committee), a body formed in 2011 with the aim of implementing awareness raising and prevention activities for children and youth on the safer use of information and communication technologies. This body was established by the International Forum of Solidarity – EMMAUS (IFS-EMMAUS) in coordination with Insafe. The committee is chaired by the State Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Illegal Migration, and hosts representatives of the Communication of Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Save the Children, OneWorldSEE and Microsoft BiH. Safer Internet Day is just one in a series of activities that these organizations, individually and jointly are implementing with the aim of educating children and parents on the issue of internet safety.

Sexual exploitation and online abuse of children affect the most vulnerable categories in our society, worldwide. Therefore, by coordinated activities it is possible to fight global against this phenomenon. In order to proceed with the successful coordination of activities achieved during the first WePROTECT Summit in London in December 2014, on 16th and 17th of November 2015, the United Arab Emirates in coordination with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, organize WePROTECT Summit in Abu Dhabi.

Active participation at this Summit are taken by leading ministers, executives of major technology companies and senior figures in the field of child protection.

The aim of the meeting is discussion transforming how this crime is dealt with internationally. WePROTECT was established with the vision of children protected and safeguarded, the perpetrators of this crime apprehended and Internet free of child sexual exploitation.

On behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the Summit is actively participating the delegation, led by State Coordinator for combating Trafficking in Human Beings/Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and members of the delegation are also a representative of Save the Children and IFS-EMMAUS Hotline representative/INHOPE president.

GALLERY

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