^
PLDT, Smart lauded for efforts vs child abuse
Samson Inocencio Jr., regional vice president for IJM’s global program against OSEC, commended PLDT and Smart for blocking websites that host child sexual exploitation materials.
Pixabay/File

PLDT, Smart lauded for efforts vs child abuse

Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — The International Justice Mission (IJM) lauded yesterday PLDT Inc. and its wireless arm Smart Communications Inc. for their efforts against online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC).

Samson Inocencio Jr., regional vice president for IJM’s global program against OSEC, commended PLDT and Smart for blocking websites that host child sexual exploitation
materials.

As of end-May, PLDT and Smart have cut access to more than 8,000 links hosting sexually explicit materials featuring children.

“We are pleased to be working with PLDT and Smart in our common mission to make the internet a safer place for children,”
Samson said in a statement.

He said PLDT and Smart’s recent members with the Internet Watch Foundation have provided them access to IWF’s database of more than 9,000 illegal links.

In the second half of May alone, PLDT and Smart blocked more than 3,000 uniform resource locators from the IFW’s blacklist.

CHILD ABUSE PLDT
Philstar
  • Latest
  • Trending
Latest
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

FORGOT PASSWORD?
SIGN IN
or sign in with