International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children Australia Ltd

6 February 2024

February 6, 2024

Today’s articles focus on the latest Australian CSE research, tech, government and AI:

  1. The Australian Childhood Maltreatment Study team has released new insights on CSE perpetrator demographics and what else we could do to tackle the issuehttps://theconversation.com/new-research-shows-some-gains-but-fresh-difficulties-in-combating-child-sexual-abuse-221402
  2. Recap: Last week, five CEOs from major tech firms spoke at a US Senate hearing on online CSE. If you don’t have time to watch the full hearing, the BBC summarises and shares key highlights in their coverage here: https://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-us-canada-68110001
  3. (Paywall) “Even though there is only a trickle of current cases involving AI-generated CSAM, that number is expected to grow exponentially” – in the wake of the Taylor Swift case, this article brings the focus on the risks of AI-generated CSAM – https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/30/us/politics/ai-child-sex-abuse.html

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