July 06, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Elliptic and IWF partner to catch child porn purchasers

Non-profit organization the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has teamed up with blockchain start-up Elliptic to combat the use of bitcoin to buy child sex abuse images online. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, which due to the anonymity it affords buyers, is often used for online unlawful purchases – anything from illegal drugs to child pornography. Elliptic…

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