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Successful fight for 'clean' Internet

Published on: 21.09.07
Source: Press release of the eco-Verband der deutschen Internetwirtschaft e.V.

The 'eco Verband der deutschen Internetwirtschaft' reported, that the Internet Hotline association ‚Inhope’ got 900.000 advices for offensive or illegal content on the Internet during the past three years. They transmitted more than 160.000 indications to prosecution authorities worldwide. Almost a fourth of them were illegal or harmful content, half of them child pornography. Expressions of racism made up one percent of the registered indications. The data were derived from the "2007 Global Internet Trend Report".

Read the complete press release in German language here.


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