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Why is Netflix's 'Cuties' receiving so much hatred

16 Sep 2020

Why is Netflix's 'Cuties' receiving so much hatred

It has been a disastrous start for filmmaker Maïmouna Doucouré, who expected that her film Cuties would get recognition similar to the Directing Award at the Sundance Festival.

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

14 Aug 2020

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

R&B singer R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, is in news for his "friends" now.

Apple 'intercepts' emails to flag child abuse: Here's how

13 Feb 2020

Apple 'intercepts' emails to flag child abuse: Here's how

Apple follows strict security protocols for iPhones and all its key products. But, when the matter is as serious as the sharing of child pornography, the company can 'intercept' emails to help the authorities with investigations.

After 2.5 years, missing teenager found from suspected pedophile's closet

23 Dec 2019

After 2.5 years, missing teenager found from suspected pedophile's closet

A German teenager, who went missing over two years ago, was found on Friday from the closet of a suspected pedophile.

Shocking! YouTube found recommending soft-core porn videos featuring minors

19 Feb 2019

Shocking! YouTube found recommending soft-core porn videos featuring minors

Once again, YouTube is facing backlash over its content moderation practices.

Maharashtra: Five held for sharing child pornography through WhatsApp

03 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: Five held for sharing child pornography through WhatsApp

Five persons have been detained in Thane for allegedly watching and circulating child pornography through WhatsApp.

Facebook asks users' opinion on child pornography on the platform

06 Mar 2018

Facebook asks users' opinion on child pornography on the platform

As part of a survey, Facebook has asked users for their opinions on what should be the company's policy if an adult man "asks a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures" in a private chat.

Indian youth allegedly running global child porn racket arrested

23 Feb 2018

Indian youth allegedly running global child porn racket arrested

The CBI has busted a global child pornography racket running on WhatsApp, allegedly led by five Indian citizens.

Telegram was removed from App Store over child pornography: Apple

06 Feb 2018

Telegram was removed from App Store over child pornography: Apple

Last week, secure instant messaging app Telegram and its faster counterpart Telegram X was removed from Apple's App Store due to the circulation of "inappropriate content" through the platform.

Google deletes 60 kids apps, after they showed pornographic content

13 Jan 2018

Google deletes 60 kids apps, after they showed pornographic content

Google had to delete roughly 60 apps from its Play store after Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point discovered a type of malware dubbed "AdultSwine" which could display pornographic content and other malicious pop-ups on an Android user's smartphone screen.

MP passes bill prescribing death for raping girls under 12

04 Dec 2017

MP passes bill prescribing death for raping girls under 12

In a significant development, the Madhya Pradesh (MP) assembly has unanimously passed a bill proposing death penalty for rapists of girls aged 12 years or below.

Bengaluru teen abducted, gang-raped for 10 days; four arrested

16 Nov 2017

Bengaluru teen abducted, gang-raped for 10 days; four arrested

A teen girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped at a lodge in Bengaluru for 10 days, city police revealed on Wednesday.

927 children were raped in Delhi in 2015

04 Nov 2017

927 children were raped in Delhi in 2015

We know Delhi is unsafe for women and children. But just how unsafe?

Brazil police bust major pedophilia ring; arrest 108 people

21 Oct 2017

Brazil police bust major pedophilia ring; arrest 108 people

In one of Latin America's biggest operations against pedophiles, Brazil police have arrested 108 people from 24 states and capital Brasilia.

10-year-old rape-survivor delivers baby, not yet told she's a mother

17 Aug 2017

10-year-old rape-survivor delivers baby, not yet told she's a mother

A 10-year-old rape victim in Chandigarh has delivered a baby girl at the Government Medical College and Hospital. Both mother and baby are safe.

What are child sex robots, and why should you care?

05 Jul 2017

What are child sex robots, and why should you care?

Love doesn't differentiate between gender, age, caste, race, ethnicity, humans, and robots. No, that last bit wasn't a mistake on my part. Sex robots are apparently a thing now.

Child abuse website gets busted, reveals sordid state of humanity

09 May 2017

Child abuse website gets busted, reveals sordid state of humanity

A website, where people engaged in child sexual abuse content, has finally been exposed.

Indian Government seeks Interpol's assistance for child pornography

16 Dec 2016

Indian Government seeks Interpol's assistance for child pornography

Interpol, an international police agency was reached out to by the Narendra Modi government in order to abolish sexual abuse including child pornography.