When it comes to smartphone games, kids aren't the only ones who want to "catch 'em all."
Technology is improving the world at a rapid pace, but even the most helpful technology can become a problem in the wrong hands. For example, the evolution of the internet has made it easier to stay in touch through social media and research....
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....
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.
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....
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....
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."
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....
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....
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....
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....
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.
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.