Ex-Army sergeant major avoids prison over ‘terrifying sex attack’ on 14-year-old schoolgirl – The Independent

‘An ex-Army sergeant major who carried out a “terrifying” sex attack on a 14-year-old girl has avoided prison.’

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The Independent, 22nd March 2018

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Privacy And Porn – The New Digital Laws Explained – Rights Info

Posted January 30th, 2018 in news, pornography, privacy, telecommunications by sally

‘By April 2018, all online pornographic content in the UK will be controlled by mandatory age-verification controls under the Digital Economy Act.’

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Rights Info, 29th January 2018

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American YouTube star wins revenge porn case after becoming first to sue in British courts – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 18th, 2018 in damages, harassment, internet, news, pornography by tracey

‘An American actress and singer is to receive revenge porn damages from her ex-boyfriend after becoming the first person to sue in the British courts.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th January 2018

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Watching porn at work – what are the legal consequences? – The Guardian

‘In a four month period in 2017, there were 24,000 attempts to access pornographic websites in the Houses of Parliament. Westminster may be a special case, but should it be a sackable offence in regular offices?’

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The Guardian, 8th January 2018

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Call for action on violent porn after ‘barbaric’ teenager convicted of rape and attempted murder – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2017 in attempts, murder, news, pornography, rape, young offenders by sally

‘Pornography depicting rape must be banned, campaigners said last night, after a “barbaric” teenager obsessed with sexually violent images raped and bludgeoned his victim on his 17th birthday, leaving her for dead.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2017

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Former police officers who leaked Damian Green pornography allegations could face prosecution, says Cressida Dick – The Independent

Posted December 5th, 2017 in misfeasance in public office, news, parliament, police, pornography, prosecutions by tracey

‘Retired police officers who leaked information about an inquiry into Cabinet minister Damian Green could face prosecution, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has said.’

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The Independent, 4th December 2017

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Number of child-on-child sexual assaults almost doubles – Daily Telegraph

‘Reports of children sexually assaulting each other have almost doubled in the last four years, figures show as experts blame the rise in the availability of online pornography.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th October 2017

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Predatory paedophile has his sentence increased by 3 years – Attorney General’s Office

‘Abingdon man who used fake online profiles to abuse children has his sentence increased by the Court of Appeal.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 12th September 2017

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English schools excluded 700 children for sexual misconduct in past four years -The Guardian

‘Hundreds of children, including some as young as five, are being expelled or temporarily excluded from school for sexual misconduct including abuse, assault, harassment and watching pornography, according to new figures.’

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The Guardian, 9th August 2017

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Digital Economy Bill made law – Panopticon

Posted May 4th, 2017 in advertising, bills, internet, news, pornography, privacy by sally

‘What with all the kerfuffle over Brexit negotiations and the impending snap general election, you could perhaps be forgiven for failing to notice that the Government had rushed the Digital Economy Bill through Parliament in last week’s “wash up” before the dissolution of Parliament.’

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Panopticon, 3rd May 2017

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Social media giants ‘shamefully far’ from tackling illegal content – BBC News

Posted May 2nd, 2017 in child abuse, internet, news, pornography, reports, select committees, terrorism by sally

‘Social media firms are “shamefully far” from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says a parliamentary report.’

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BBC News, 1st May 2017

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Revenge porn crackdown: Offenders who send pictures to family members face two years in jail under new guidelines – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 30th, 2017 in bills, domestic violence, families, harassment, news, pornography, sentencing, victims by tracey

‘Offenders who send “revenge porn” images to victims’ family members could face up to two years in jail under new sentencing plans.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th March 2017

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Paedophile Adam Isaac groomed boys on Minecraft – BBC News

‘A man who groomed young boys through the online game Minecraft has been jailed for two years and eight months.’

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BBC News, 20th Janaury 2017

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Digital Economy Bill passed by MPs, forcing people to ask if they want to watch porn – The Independent

Posted November 29th, 2016 in bills, freedom of expression, internet, news, pornography by sally

‘The law has been criticised both by free speech advocates as well as those who want it to cover more websites.’

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The Independent, 29th November 2016

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Some child sexting cases ‘do not need criminal investigation’ – BBC News

Posted November 25th, 2016 in indecent photographs of children, news, police, pornography, prosecutions by tracey

‘Sexting cases involving children should not always be handled with a full-scale criminal investigation, new police advice says. The College of Policing advises officers to respond “in a proportionate way” to children sharing indecent imagery of themselves or their peers.’

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BBC News, 24th November 2016

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Porn sites that refuse to check ages will be forcibly blocked by regulator – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 21st, 2016 in children, internet, news, pornography by sally

‘Pornography websites that refuse to check ages before allowing people to watch explicit videos will be forcibly blocked, it has been announced.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th November 2016

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House of Lords researcher jailed for 1,000 indecent images of children on Parliament laptop – The Independent

Posted October 19th, 2016 in indecent photographs of children, news, parliament, pornography, sentencing by sally

‘A House of Lords researcher who worked for a Conservative peer has been jailed after being caught accessing child pornography on parliamentary computers.’

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The Independent, 19th October 2016

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Man jailed for falsely accusing his estranged wife of revenge porn after posting images online himself – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 14th, 2016 in internet, news, perverting the course of justice, pornography, sentencing by sally

‘A husband posted naked photos of himself online and then falsely accused his estranged wife of revenge porn, a court has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th October 2016

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Disgraced GP avoids prison over video of man having sex with snake – Daily Telegraph

‘A disgraced doctor has avoided prison after being convicted for a second time of having a stash of “extreme” pornography, including a video of a man having sex with a snake.’

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Daily Telegraph, 30th September 2016

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Revenge porn prosecutions number ‘more than 200’ just 18 months after law change – The Independent

Posted September 6th, 2016 in harassment, news, pornography, prosecutions, reports, sexual offences, statistics by sally

‘More than 200 prosecutions have been brought since new laws to tackle revenge porn were rolled out across the UK, an official report has revealed.’

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The Independent, 6th September 2016

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