Posts Tagged ‘Online abuse’

Online abuse – Vatican expert calls out big tech

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
Big tech online abuse

A leading expert in child protection says big tech companies are reluctant to use profits to prevent online abuse and the exploitation of minors. Speaking to Crux, German Jesuit Father Hans Zollner said advancing developments in technology, are “allowing new forms of abuse online to take root.” “The internet and new technologies represent fertile ground Read more

Vulnerable minors risk sex-predators’ online grooming

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Vulnerable minors are at greater risk of sex-predators’ online grooming says Fr Hans Zollner SJ of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. He says the increased screen time and isolation due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting young people at greater risk than usual. As a result of the pandemic, almost every Read more

Abuse on Facebook lost in translation in Pacific

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Facebook is growing in both users and regional relevance in the Pacific. Analysts and human rights groups in the region are pointing to a rise in online abuse, as Pacific communities grapple with translating their culture to the digital meeting house. Online abuse is not easily detected when local languages are used. Facebook would not Read more