Jacqueline Beauchere
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Microsoft backs 'smart move' on child explicit photos

Technology giant Microsoft has said government plans to introduce legislation to stop paedophiles soliciting explicit photos from children on mobiles or online are a "smart move".

The law change in England and Wales aims to close a loophole that has seen people escape prosecution.

Speaking to the BBC, Microsoft's chief online safety officer, Jacqueline Beauchere, said that "everyone has a role to play" in dealing with a very complex situation and that technology firms were also committed to tackling the problem.

  • 11 Dec 2014
  • From the section UK
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