Web hosting company Blacknight says it has agreed to disrupt certain types of web content, without waiting for court orders.
Blacknight has joined global industry leaders, such as GoDaddy, Nominet and Amazon, to agree a common framework to address abuse of the domain name system (DNS) by criminals.
The framework identifies four types of web content abuse that a domain name registry or registrar should act to disrupt – without waiting for a court order.
These four types of content referred to, are:
- Child sexual abuse materials,
- Illegal distribution of opioids online,
- Human trafficking, and
- Specific and credible incitements to violence.
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