Spike in child pornography consumption in India during lockdown period

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Saturday issued notice to Google, Twitter, and WhatsApp over child pornography. The Commission, attributing to the research study of ICPF on Child Sexual Abuse Material in India, highlighted that the online child porn traffic from India has increased by 95 per cent between March 24 and 26, as compared to average traffic before the lockdown. In its notice, the Commission has sought a reply by April 30.