Continuing Our Fight Against Online Child Pornography

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Continuing Our Fight Against Online Child Pornography

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Continuing Our Fight Against Online Child Pornography -- Today Trend Micro announced their membership in the IWF http://bit.ly/eU0ISN
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 10:05am

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Today, we announced our membership to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) based in the UK. This has enabled us to expand the fight we began earlier this year to stop the online distribution of child sexual abuse images when we became the first security company to join the U.S. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) URL Project.

While we are not legally obligated to do so, we have chosen to engage with organizations like the IWF and NCMEC to block our customers from viewing such images. It seemed like a natural step to do what we already do and direct it to a very worthwhile cause.

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To support our vision of making the world safe for exchanging digital information, Trend Micro aspires to make a difference by using our 20+ years of expertise in developing world-class security software for homes and businesses  to make the world at large a better place. One of the ways we do this is through a commitment to make the Internet a safer place for young people around the world.

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Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Internet Watch Foundation | NCMEC | Positive Change | URL filtering | digital citizenship | internet safety | online safety | parental controls | security software

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