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Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM)

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Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) featuring young people under the age of 18 is illegal. It must be reported to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) who will seek to remove the content from source and hash it to prevent it from being uploaded again.

The IWF works internationally to make the internet a safer place for everyone. They help victims of child sexual abuse worldwide by identifying and removing images and videos of their abuse. They actively look for child sexual abuse material online and offer the public a safe place to report this kind of content. They then have it removed, no matter where it’s hosted in the world.

Every single time an image or video of child sexual abuse is viewed the victim suffers repeat victimisation. The IWF are here to stop that.

Reporting Child Sexual Abuse Material

Find out how to report CSAM to commonly used social networking sites below: