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There is an inappropriate picture of my child online what can I do?

There is an inappropriate picture of my child online what can I do?

There is an inappropriate picture of my child online what can I do?

Any image of children, under 18 years old considered by a court to be indecent. The test to be applied in respect of child pornography is whether or not it is indecent.

The word 'indecent' has not been defined by the Protection of Children Act 1978, but case law has said that it is for the jury to decide based on the recognized standards of propriety.

Because a child cannot legally give consent to being photographed indecent photographs are often described as “Child Sexual Abuse Images”.

The Internet Watch Foundation is authorised to assess and categorise such images in order to remove them from the Internet.

If you discover what you believe is an inappropriate image of your child is on a website, make a full report of the website to the Internet Watch Foundation.

It is illegal to create, upload or download, possess or distribute illegal images of children. Knowingly looking at an indecent image of a child on your computer screen is breaking the law in this country.

I would also contact the website directly and inform them that the picture(s) in question are illegal under UK law because the person was under 18 years of age. That as the parent you are requesting that the photos are removed immediately and you making a report to the Internet Watch Foundation.

You should be able to find the appropriate contact for the website either via their contact page or in their terms of use.

I'm concerned about inappropriate contact with my child.

I'm concerned about inappropriate contact with my child.

I am concerned about an online game, where can I report it?

I am concerned about an online game, where can I report it?