January 9, 2016

Thank the FBI for Busting 1,500 Child Porn Viewers & Distributors!

The FBI has tracked down an unprecedented number of child porn viewers and distributors!

A Dark Web child porn website named “Playpen” has been infiltrated and shut down by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. With more than 215,000 accounts and 11,000 unique visitors each week, the FBI has reported that “Playpen” was “the largest remaining known child pornography hidden service in the world.” This site launched in August 2014 and allowed users to sign up and upload images, primarily for “the advertisement and distribution of child pornography.”

At least 1,500 court cases are estimated to result from this unprecedented bust. Please take a moment to thank the FBI for prioritizing enforcement against the crimes relating to digital recordings or photographs of child sexual abuse. This good work needs to be encouraged and rewarded!

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