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Combating the Online Exploitation of Children

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Each year thousands of children are targeted by predators who use social media and other platforms to exploit their victims. Children's increased online presence due to COVID-19 has only heightened their risk of encountering online predators. At the same time, investigating and prosecuting online child exploitation crimes is becoming significantly more difficult due to technologies like "warrant-proof" encryption.

Register to attend this panel discussion on the role of technology, law, journalism, and public policy in protecting children in the virtual world.

In addition to representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, the panel will consist of a survivor, a journalist, and a state law enforcement officer, who seek to draw attention to this crucial issue and give a voice to the voiceless.

Date Created: October 26, 2020