The wide usage of internet and new technologies in recent years has brought many changes in our way of communication, work and lifestyle as a whole. Unfortunately some people use the advantage of new technology for criminal activities, such as distribution of child sexual abuse images and hate speech.
Hotline Spletno oko enables internet users anonymous report of hate speech and child sexual abuse images while they come across online. Hotline was within Safer Internet Program established in September 2006, and started receiving reports in March 2007, when the cooperation with Police and all the necessary technology was set in place.
Hotline Spletno oko is part of Safer internet Centre, which is coordinated by University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, in cooperation with partners Arnes, Slovenian Association of Friends of Youth and Centre MISSS (Youth Information and Counseling Centre of Slovenia). Hotline is financed by the European Commission (INEA agency) and the Slovenian Ministry of Public Administration.
Members of Advisory Board of Safer Internet Centre are also The Office of the State Prosecutor General of the Republic of Slovenia, General Police Directorate, representatives of media and representatives other organizations, which are active on the field of child welfare.
OUR MISSION AND GOALS
The main mission of hotline Spletno oko is in cooperation with Police, Internet Service providers, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations reduce the amount of child sexual abuse images and hate speech online.
Hotline realizes its mission by achieving the following GOALS:
- Hotline operation, which enables anonymous report of illegal content on the internet
- Awareness raising about illegal online content
- Fast and effective analysis of received reports
- Cooperation with other hotlines around the world, to exchange reports and best practices
- Monitoring on notice&take down of child sexual abuse images reports on Slovenian servers