child pornography

Essays

My Friend Was a Rising Comic. Then He Was Charged with Child Pornography

On betrayal, rage, and searching for answers.
Graham Isador
2.21.19
Hacking

Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child Pornographers on the Dark Net

Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.
Daniel Mützel
11.8.17
politics

Teens Caught Sexting Could Soon Face 15 Years in Prison

A new bill just passed the House with overwhelming support.
Kimberly Lawson
6.2.17
Playpen

DOJ, FBI Executives Approved Running a Child Porn Site

A court transcript shows that running Playpen as part of a child pornography sting was approved by the higher levels of each department.
Joseph Cox
5.29.17
Website 19

Australian Dark Web Hacking Campaign Unmasked Hundreds Globally

The investigation into The Love Zone child pornography site was much larger in scope than previously thought.
Joseph Cox
4.6.17
News

Newly Uncovered Tor Browser Exploit Targeted Dark Web Child Porn Site

The Tor Project issued an urgent patch for a new exploit targeting some users of the Tor Browser.
Joseph Cox and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.30.16
government

The FBI Hacked Over 8,000 Computers In 120 Countries Based on One Warrant

With upcoming changes to Rule 41, experts think this is only the beginning of worldwide hacking by law enforcement agencies.
Joseph Cox
11.22.16
Twitter

Twitter Is Fighting an Uphill Battle to Censor Sexualised Images of Children

A much overlooked aspect of Twitter is how it is being used to share sexualised images of underage girls.
Joseph Cox
11.21.16
Norway

FBI's Dark Web Child Porn Investigation Stretched to Norway

Norway is just the latest country to be linked to the FBI's massive investigation, and takeover, of dark web child pornography site Playpen.
Joseph Cox
11.21.16
tor

After High Profile Busts, Dozens of Dark Web Child Porn Sites Remain

Even after several successful law enforcement operations, a high number of dark web child pornography sites are still active.
Joseph Cox
11.11.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
10.11.16
crime

14-Year-Old Girl in 'Racy' Photos Threatened with Child Porn Charges

After two teenage boys were caught printing photos of a 14-year-old girl, a county attorney threatened to sue the girl for child pornography. Her parents allege anti-child pornography laws are intended to protect children, not prosecute them.
Kimberly Lawson
9.30.16
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