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Google Developing Technology to Eradicate Child Porn From Search Engines

Involves sharing information among search engines


The company disclosed to The Telegraph that its engineers are working on new technology which will, for the first time, allow internet search engines and other web firms to swap information about images of children being raped and abused.

The new database, which is expected to be operational within a year, will allow child porn images which have already been "flagged" by child protection organisations such as the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) to be wiped from the web in one fell swoop.