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Internet child porn reports drop

Date: February 28, 2005
Source: BBC News

An organisation that polices child abuse on the internet says the number of reported abusive images has fallen.

According to the Internet Watch Foundation's 2004 report, while child abuse images remain a problem the number processed is down by nearly 12%.

However, the foundation based in Oakington, Cambs, said of the 17,000 reports made to them 3,500 were found to be illegal.

The group passed on information that led to at least nine arrests.

More than 3,500 illegal websites were added to the Internet Watch Foundation's register last year - 31 of them originating in the UK.

Manager Tony Fagelman said: "We believe that because people are now aware of the penalties fewe

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