Google pledges £1m to fight child porn

2013-06-12 21:58

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London - Google pledged £1m on Wednesday to a British charity that monitors online child porn, just days after Prime Minister David Cameron demanded the internet giant do more to tackle the problem.

£20 000 a year alongside other media giants BT, Vodafone, Sky, Telefonica and EE.

The donation, thought to have been agreed in the past couple of days, is an attempt to allay criticism that Google is failing to do its part in ridding the Internet of pictures of child abuse.

"Parents are rightly worried about what their children have access to online and given the proliferation of child abuse imagery, we need a committed emphasis on tackling the problem."

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