Web getting more extreme and illegal

SECURITY vendor Internet Security Systems (ISS), has reported an increase in extremist and illegal content on the web.

According to ISS, the number of Web sites making such content available has risen by 42.3% from 132,000 in November 2004 to over 188,000 in November 2005. This corresponds to over 16 million individual Internet pages.

In the ISS data processing centre located in Kassel in Germany, a thousand PCs are continuously crawling the Internet for new Web pages, claims the vendor. Every day, images, graphics and texts of Internet offerings are constantly and automatically analysed and classified. Web getting more extreme and illegal

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 29th November 2005 9:06PM