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Home Secretary warns tech companies to tackle online child abuse

Tuesday 4 September 2018 | 11:41 CET | News
UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has called on technology companies to increase efforts to tackle the rising tide of online child sexual exploitation (CSE). This comes as the Government confirms a 700 percent jump in the number of child abuse images referred to the National Crime Agency (NCA) in the last five years.

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