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Pixels from a Crime Scene

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The screen goes dark for a second. The room is in shadow. Somewhere, a child is crying. From the glittering headquarters of global tech giants to the darkest corners of online chatrooms, the Internet Watch Foundation takes you down the rabbit hole, lifting the lid on the global scandal of countless child sexual abuse images and videos being shared on the open web every day. The investigation begins here. Join us as we meet the victims, the police, the charities, the experts, and even the criminals at the frontline of this global battle raging behind the screen. The battle to keep children safe and protect them from the very worst abuse at the hands of some of the most depraved criminals. Each week, Pixels from a Crime Scene delves deeper into this clandestine world, shining a spotlight on what really goes on online and why images and videos showing the sexual abuse of children are still spreading across the open web.

The screen goes dark for a second. The room is in shadow. Somewhere, a child is crying. From the glittering headquarters of global tech giants to the darkest corners of online chatrooms, the Internet Watch Foundation takes you down the rabbit hole, lifting the lid on the global scandal of countless child sexual abuse images and videos being shared on the open web every day. The investigation begins here. Join us as we meet the victims, the police, the charities, the experts, and even the criminals at the frontline of this global battle raging behind the screen. The battle to keep children safe and protect them from the very worst abuse at the hands of some of the most depraved criminals. Each week, Pixels from a Crime Scene delves deeper into this clandestine world, shining a spotlight on what really goes on online and why images and videos showing the sexual abuse of children are still spreading across the open web.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The screen goes dark for a second. The room is in shadow. Somewhere, a child is crying. From the glittering headquarters of global tech giants to the darkest corners of online chatrooms, the Internet Watch Foundation takes you down the rabbit hole, lifting the lid on the global scandal of countless child sexual abuse images and videos being shared on the open web every day. The investigation begins here. Join us as we meet the victims, the police, the charities, the experts, and even the criminals at the frontline of this global battle raging behind the screen. The battle to keep children safe and protect them from the very worst abuse at the hands of some of the most depraved criminals. Each week, Pixels from a Crime Scene delves deeper into this clandestine world, shining a spotlight on what really goes on online and why images and videos showing the sexual abuse of children are still spreading across the open web.

Twitter:

@IWFhotline

Language:

English

Contact:

+44(0)1223203030


Episodes

It's not too big a problem to solve (Episode 6)

5/10/2020
You shut down the laptop and watch the screen go black. What we’ve learned together has been shocking. But the criminals haven’t won. Far from it. Where there are the worst crimes, there is also the strongest resolve. While we see appalling abuse, we know there is also hope. In this, the final episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene, we set our sights on the future. A new, talented tech-savvy generation could hold the key to making the internet safe again for everyone, while an “army of...

Duration:00:33:54

The industry can't solve it alone (Episode 5)

5/1/2020
Behind the screen, a battle is raging. You can’t see it. You may not even know it’s taking place. That’s the point. The Internet Watch Foundation works hard to make sure you never see some of the worst images of children being sexually abused. Every day, they see these videos, and they fight to get them taken down, and they work with governments, businesses, and law enforcement all around the world to make sure criminals have no place to hide. But could things be about to get worse? In...

Duration:00:34:31

It's not all on the dark web (Episode 4)

4/19/2020
So, you think videos and pictures of children being sexually abused and raped only exist on the dark web? Think again. The epidemic of criminal content is out there on the open internet. It’s being shared in apps we all use and can be found on sites where we all think everyone is safe. In this episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene, we hop on plane. From the Netherlands to the USA we follow the digital thread and see how sometimes the worst crimes are being perpetrated out in the open,...

Duration:00:34:27

If you're watching, you're an offender (Episode 3)

4/11/2020
The problem we are facing is staggering. Some experts warn 1% of the entire male population could have an interest in sex with prepubescent children. But what do you do when that problem is in your very own home? When someone you know is watching children being raped, tortured and sexually abused online? Someone you had trusted? In this episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene, we hear how addiction to criminal material tears families apart. We see how there is no such thing as a victimless...

Duration:00:30:40

It's not just an image (Episode 2)

4/11/2020
It’s a global industry, and it preys on children. A young girl is online. She makes a friend, and soon they’re chatting, making jokes together and having a good time. But that friend is not who they say they are. Soon, the girl is being terrorized, coerced, bullied, and blackmailed into sending explicit images of herself to the stranger. All from her own bedroom in the family home. And then it gets worse. In this episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene, we talk to Rhiannon, a survivor of...

Duration:00:30:13

There's no such thing as child pornography (Episode 1)

4/11/2020
A young man closes his laptop. He checks his phone. He ties his trainers. He’s on his way out to meet some mates. He is also a sexual predator. He is part of a “new generation” of online abusers, with police warning that more and more 18 to 25 year-old men in the UK are viewing child abuse online and even “directing” the abuse of children. In this episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene, host Angela Young meets Susie Hargreaves OBE, Chief Executive of the IWF, Fred Langford, the IWF’s Deputy...

Duration:00:38:36

Coming Soon - Pixels from a Crime Scene (Trailer 3)

4/7/2020
At any one time, up to 100,000 men in the UK are looking at images and videos of children being sexual abused online. Who are they? ‘Pixels from a Crime Scene’ is a brand new six-part podcast series from the Internet Watch Foundation lifting the lid on the criminal world of child sexual abuse on the internet. Subscribe to ‘Pixels from a Crime Scene’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Episodes 1 - 3 launch on 13 April 2020. Learn more and donate to the IWF...

Duration:00:00:52

Coming Soon - Pixels from a Crime Scene (Trailer 2)

3/30/2020
Online child sexual abuse material is a huge problem, and it's growing. There could be as many as 45 million images online of children suffering sexual abuse. Join us in this brand new six-episode podcast series as we talk to those working on the front-line of the battle against child sexual abuse onlline. Subscribe and check back on 13 April 2020 for the first three episodes. Find out more at www.iwf.org.uk Support the show...

Duration:00:00:58

Coming Soon - Pixels from a Crime Scene (Trailer 1)

3/26/2020
Pixels from a Crime Scene. A new 6-part podcast series exploring the dark world of online child sexual abuse and those trying to stop it. The Internet Watch Foundation works tirelessly to fight the sharing of explicit images and videos of child sexual abuse and we talk to those on the front line. Subscribe and check back on 13 April 2020 for the first three episodes. Find out more at www.iwf.org.uk Support the show (https://www.iwf.org.uk/support-iwf-and-help-make-internet-a-safer-place)

Duration:00:00:37