Good News! Project Arachnid Tracks Down Child Abuse Images and Protects Survivors

Good News! Project Arachnid Tracks Down Child Abuse Images and Protects Survivors

Imagine an “army of spiders” crawling the internet through millions of websites at lightning speed. Sound creepy? Well, yes and no!  What if the “army of spiders” was on a determined hunt to track and flag child sexual abuse material for destruction? Sound impossible? Then meet Project Arachnid – a software tool developed by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. In January 2017, Project Arachnid was released to detect images and videos of child sexual abuse using Microsoft’s Photo DNA technology.… Read More
Parent Alert!  Is “After” the New “50 Shades of Grey” for Kids? (Watch out – It’s Coming to the Big Screen!)

Parent Alert! Is “After” the New “50 Shades of Grey” for Kids? (Watch out – It’s Coming to the Big Screen!)

Our regular Parent Alert! news updates help parents stay ahead of the trends affecting kids in our hypersexualized culture. This month we’re covering headlines from around the world: a twisted erotic fiction series popular with teens is coming to a theatre near you; a global study compares how countries are combating the child sexual abuse epidemic; and, Microsoft Bing has been suggesting child sexual abuse images in search!… Read More