25 May 2023

Tighter restrictions needed for illegal sexual content online

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 25 May 2023
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Since 2017 police have taken action against more than 250 children between the ages of 10 and 14 and against 483 aged 15 to 19 for sharing intimate or explicit images without the subject's permission. Photo: 123RF

A campaign to stop children being accidentally exposed to internet pornography is calling for tighter restrictions on illegal sexual content.

The Make Sense campaign's petition demands immediate action to filter out child sexual abuse material, bestiality, rape and slavery porn.

And a warning, Ashleigh McCaull's report contains some distressing details.