Over 3,000 sites blocked: PLDT-Smart reinforces online child protection, boosts safety through targeted platform

The Philippines’ largest integrated telco PLDT Inc. and its wireless unit, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), continue to fortify protection from online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC) during the coronavirus pandemic. The PLDT Group has taken down 3,011 sites that host illicit content featuring children as mandated by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

PLDT-Smart to launch tech that will help curb online child abuse and exploitation

PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) are boosting efforts against online sexual abuse and exploitation of children. Angel Redoble, FVP and Chief Information Security Officer of ePLDT Group, PLDT Group, and Smart Communications said the group will soon deploy a technology that will block access to sites that contain child porn materials. “We… Continue reading PLDT-Smart to launch tech that will help curb online child abuse and exploitation