Hotline Publications

Excerpt of Minister David Stanton's address at launch event 28th June 2016


Hotline.ie Annual Report Covering 2015
ISPAI Hotline.ie Service - Annual Report analysing Illegal Content reported to the service in the period January to December 2015 was published today (28th June 2016) at a launch event addressed by David Stanton T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, which was held at the Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report Covering 2014
The Hotline.ie Annual Report – an analysis of Online Illegal Content covering January to December 2014 - was launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., during a press event held in Dublin, at the Irish Architectural Archive, on the 14th May 2015.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report - Analysis 2013
The Hotline.ie Annual Report - which analyses reports of illegal content made to service during 2013, was launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., at an address given by her at the ISPAI Hotline.ie meeting "Zero Tolerance to Child Sexual Abuse Material Online" held in the Merrion Hotel, Dublin.
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Address given by Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D.,
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Overview of Statistics and Trends from Hotline.ie Annual Report; Paul Durrant, CEO, ISPAI.
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The Global Fight Against Online ChildSexual Abuse in Perspective; Russell Chadwick, Executive Director, INHOPE.
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Parental Attitudes to Children's Online Use - Survey Results; Oisin Byrne, Managing Director, iReach Insights.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report - Analysis 2012
The Hotline.ie Annual Report - Analysis 2012 is available now.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report - Analysis 2012 Summary
The Hotline.ie Annual Report - Analysis 2012 Summary is be available now.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report (covering January to December 2011)
This report gives an overview of complaints received by the Hotline during 2011 and the results of the investigations carried out by the Hotline Analysts. It provides an insight into the illegal content being uncovered and the apparent location of this material. This year's report provides results of a nationwide survey of adults' attitudes to the Internet in relation to illegal and harmful content. Also, the report highlights that in 2011 Ireland returned to its clean record with no instance of illegal content reported to the Hotline being hosted in Ireland.There were 92 unique instances of illegal content traced to other jurisdictions and forwarded to authorities in those countries for action.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report Summary Handout (covering Jan to Dec 2011)
This is a summary sheet of Hotline findings which was available at the event held on 16 July 2012 to mark the ISPAI publication of the report. The guest address was given by Roisin Shortall T.D., Minister for Primary Care at the Department of Health who launched the report.
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Hotline.ie Annual Report 2011 (covering January to December 2010)
Every year since 2005, ISPAI has published the Hotline.ie Report annually. This summarises the activities of the Hotline.ie service during the previous year. The latest report provides an overview of the complaints received by the Hotline during 2010, especially those that refer to child sexual abuse material and the results of the Hotline's processing of these complaints. The report discusses observations in relation to the illegal material reported to the Hotline, with details provided on the likelihood of Irish Internet users encountering illegal material during their normal Internet usage. Also, the report highlights the ever-increasing challenge which evolving technologies pose to the fight against child pornography.
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Hotline.ie - Annual Report 2010 (covering January to December 2009)
The Annual Report 2010 of Hotline.ie provides an overview of the operations of the Hotline in the period 1st.> January to 31st. December 2009. It provides a statistical anaysis of complaints about illegal content on the Internet, especially child sexual abuse material, received from the public and the results of the Hotline's processing of these complaints. The report is published in interactive form on the Hotline.ie web-site and provides tables and graphs showing trends in comparison to previous years. Observations in relation to the material, its source location, removal from the Internet and the low frequency with which the ordinary user is likely to encounter such material when using the Internet are also given.
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Summary handout - Hotline.ie Annual Report 2010 (covering January to December 2009)
This document is the summary handout provided to press and guests attending the ISPAI meeting at which the Hotline.ie Annual Report 2010 was launched by Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D., Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform.
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Video (09:20 min)- Address by the Minister for Justice at launch of Hotline.ie Annual Report 2010
This video is the full address given by Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D., Minister for Justice and Law Reform at the event to launch the ISPAI Hotline.ie Annual Report 2010.
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Video (06:00 min)- Introduction and background context to Hotline.ie for launch of Annual Report 2010.
Speech given by Paul Durrant, General Manager, Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland, at the event to launch the Hotline.ie Annual Report 2010 introducing the context of the Hotline within ISPAI self-regulation.
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Hotline.ie - Annual Report 2009 (covering January to December 2008)
This is the 6th Report of the Hotline.ie Service. Since 2005, ISPAI has published the Hotline Report on an annual basis as a web-based interactive publication. This Report summmarises the operations of the Hotline during 2008. It gives an overview of the complaints received by the Hotline about illegal content, primarily Child Pornography, from Irish users of the Internet. It provides statistical analysis of the findings and includes trends and observations in comparison to previous years.
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Summary handout - Hotline.ie Annual Report, Jan. to Dec. 2008
This document is the summary handout provided to press and guests attending the ISPAI meeting at which the Hotline.ie Annual Report was launched by Mr. Dermot Ahern, T.D., Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform.
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www.hotline.ie - Fifth Report January to December 2007
This is the 5th Report of the www.hotline.ie Service. It describes the operation and provides statistics of the complaints received about illegal content, primarily Child Pornography, encountered by Irish users of the Internet during 2007.
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www.hotline.ie - Handout of Fifth Report January to December 2007
This is a summary handout provided to press at the launch of the 5th Report of the www.hotline.ie Service. It gives an overview on the statistics provided by the 5th Report.
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Video (01:20 min)- Launch of the new www.hotline.ie website
This is a short video showing excerpts of the launch of the Hotline's redeveloped website by Mr. John Laffan, Executive Director of the Office for Internet Safety, on behalf of the Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan.
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www.hotline.ie - Fourth Report January to December 2006
This is a summary handout provided to press at the launch of the 4th. Report of the www.hotline.ie Service. It describes the operation and provides statistics of the complaints received about illegal content, primarily Child Pornography, encountered by Irish users of the Internet during 2006.
The full report is available online ›here
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www.hotline.ie - Third Report July 2003 to December 2005
This is an Overview of the third report of the www.hotline service describes the operation of the complaints hotline in relation to Child Pornography and other illegal material on the Internet for the period 1st July 2003 to 31st Dec 2005. The full report is available online ›here
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www.hotline.ie - Second Report July 2001 to June 2003- Summary
A summary and overview of statistics outlined in the second www.hotline.ie report.
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www.hotline.ie - Second Report July 2001 to June 2003
This second report of the www.hotline service describes the operation of the complaints hotline in relation to Child Pornography and other illegal material on the Internet for the period 1st July 2001 to 30th June 2003.
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www.hotline.ie - first report November 1999 to June 2001 - Summary
A summary and statistics outlined in the first www.hotline.ie report.
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www.hotline.ie - first report November 1999 to June 2001
This is the first report of the www.hotline service describing the operation of the complaints hotline in relation to Child Pornography on the Internet for the period 1st December 1999 to 30th June 2001.
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Code of Practice and Ethics of the Internet Service Providers Association of Ireland
The Code of Practice and Ethics outlines the self-regulatory environment that the internet industry in Ireland has committed to. The first edition of the Code was launched in Dublin on Tuesday 5th February 2002. ›Summary
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INHOPE Report 2002
First report from the Association of Internet Hotline Providers in Europe. The www.hotline.ie is a founding member and the Director of the www.hotline.ie was President of INHOPE when this report was published.
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Illegal and Harmful Use Of The Internet, First Report Of The Working Group
The Report of the Working Group on the Illegal and Harmful use of the Internet was published in July 1998. The report details the Group's findings.
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