LeaseWeb First Host To Install Child Porn Filter

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on LeaseWeb First Host To Install Child Porn Filter 

Webmaster NewsAmsterdam РLeaseWeb, one of Europe’s largest business hosting providers, has initiated a pilot to check images on child porn sensitive websites with so called hash technology. LeaseWeb will implement the filtering solution in close consultation with Dutch Ministry of Justice and Dutch Child Porn Hotline, in cooperation with Swedish company NetClean.

The Dutch Ministry of Justice appreciates the initiative LeaseWeb has started to fight child porn online even before images are being published through websites. When the hash technology turns out to be effective, the Dutch Ministry of Justice will give a follow-up to LeaseWebs initiative by offering the technology to the market on a broad scale in cooperation with LeaseWeb. Other hosting providers in The Netherlands are then invited to follow the example of LeaseWeb and join the initiative. Read more