Safernet is a
Brazilian non-governmental organizationthat combats Internet crimein partnership with the Federal Public Ministry. It facilitates anonymous reporting and provides information and training about Internet safety and security.
Safernet facilitates anonymous reporting of crimes, with extra consideration for preventing and investigating
child pornography, identity theftand various hate crimes. It also works with the government to improve legislation for Internet-related crimes. Safernet also educates, trains, and mobilizes the public on issues relating to their rights and safety.
In 2006, Safernet and the Federal Public Ministry brought a suit against
Orkutpages enough to prevent pornography and hate crimes. Complying with the judge's ruling, Google provided the requested user information to the Brazilian authorities. [http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2006/tc20060901_939567.htm]
* [http://www.safernet.org.br Safernet Official Homepage]
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