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Paedophile internet activity

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The study reported in this paper was conducted with the support of the Paedophile Investigation Team within the Western Australia Police Service. The study found that paedophiles were using World Wide Web pages to proclaim their lifestyles, to disseminate information and to facilitate communication. It also found evidence of international paedophile organisation where Internet anonymity techniques are used to conceal identities. The authors offer suggestions in how to counter this activity.

Cite article

Forde P & Patterson A. 1998. Paedophile internet activity. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 97. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi097