My Friend Was a Rising Comic. Then He Was Charged with Child Pornography
On betrayal, rage, and searching for answers.
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.
Teens Caught Sexting Could Soon Face 15 Years in Prison
A new bill just passed the House with overwhelming support.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.