They exploited some of Tyneside’s most vulnerable girls and young women for sex. But now these predators have now been brought to justic...
lunedì 8 maggio 2017
"Paradise Village" Online Paedophile Network
As many as 10,000 Britons signed up to one of the world’s largest paedophile networks, which operated on a clandestine part of the internet for almost two years without police shutting it down.
An NHS employee, a former school governor and a sex offender who once worked at a children’s hospital were among 80,000 users registered with Paradise Village, one of the largest child abuse websites on what is known as the dark net.
Members openly discussed their sexual interest in children, posted links to child abuse imagery and videos, and left friendly comments on each other’s posts. By using anonymising software calledTor they masked their online identities. The Times was able to analyse the network’s server, Freedom Hosting II, after usernames, email addresses…
A SECRET online paedophile network which allowed sickos to discuss child abuse and post vile images had 10,000 Britons signed up, it has emerged.
An NHS employee, a former school governor and a sex offender who worked at a children’s hospital were among 80,000 users registered with the site.
The “dark web” site, which the Sun has decided not to name, enabled guests to discuss their perverted interests and comment on posts without fear of getting caught.
An investigation by the Times newspaper found that users used special software, which directs internet traffic through a volunteer network, to mask their identities.
However, the paper studied the network’s server, Freedom Hosting II, after usernames, email addresses and passwords were hacked by anonymous vigilantes and placed on the open web.
Information on 50 Brits using the sick site, whose details match Facebook profiles, are due to be passed to the National Crime Agency (NCA).
The Times reported that the NCA did not comment on whether they were aware of Freedom Hosting II but they found that the earliest website on the server was created in 2014 and more than 155,000 users joined child abuse sites hosted there.