temporary rules

06 Jul: Parliament adopts temporary rules to detect child sexual abuse online

(Source: European Parliament)

Service providers can continue applying voluntary measures to detect, remove and report child sexual abuse contentNational data protection authorities will have stronger oversight of the technologies usedTemporary solution for maximum three years

MEPs endorsed a temporary regulation that allows web-based service providers to continue fighting child sexual abuse material online on a voluntary basis.

In the context of a worrying increase in the volume of child abuse material on the internet exacerbated by the pandemic, the House backed with 537 votes in favour, 133 against and 24 abstentions a piece of legislation to protect children more effectively from sexual …