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Facebook reports journalists to police for flagging possible child porn — on Facebook

Facebook reported journalists at the BBC to police for sending them images related to suspected child pornography on the site, even though Facebook had requested examples, the news organization reported Tuesday.

The BBC, which was following up on a past investigation of child exploitation on the social networking site, had found dozens of recent photos of children in sexualized positions and with suggestions of more obscene content, it reported. Other troubling content on Facebook included pages “explicitly for men with a sexual interest in children” or groups for “stolen images of real children” and one apparent screenshot of a video with an explicit request for the full “child pornography” clip. Full Article

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  1. Nicholas Maietta

    So a Facebook representative was was requesting child porn? Isn’t that a crime too?

    Hypocrites.

    • American Detained in America

      Very much so. I’m curious how the police handle this. Will they see the BBC journalist as a whistleblower or will they decide to follow the letter of the law no matter how ridiculous and charge him/her with a crime?

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