Google leads fight against child porn

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Let’s face it, you can find anything on the internet you want. Some stuff is pretty disturbing, like child porn; but Google is ramping up efforts to fight against it.

The tech giant says it’s planning to spend $5 million to wipe pictures of child sexual abuse from the web.

Part of the $5 million will go to established child protection groups that have been partnering with Google to fight the problem.

Since 2008, Google has been using a technology known as hashing, which essentially allows the company to tag images with unique identification codes. Those images can then be blocked.

Now they’re working to incorporate a new encrypted technology that will ‘fingerprint’ millions of the disgusting images; hopefully getting rid of them indefinitely and get rid of the pedophiles.