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Govt. launches Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children portal

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC) portal (www.cybercrime.gov.in) to check objectionable online content.
  • The portal will allow citizens to lodge complaints on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material and sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape.

About the Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC) portal:

  • The portal will enable citizens to report complaints without disclosing their identity.
  • This will help victims, complainants and also help civil society organizations and responsible citizens to anonymously report complaints pertaining to objectionable online content involving women and children.
  • It also allows complainants to upload objectionable content and URL to assist in investigation by state Police.
  • The complaints registered through this portal will be handled by police authorities of respective State/UTs.
  • It also has other features such as report and track option allowing victim or complainant to track his/her report using his/her mobile number.
  • National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) will proactively identify such objectionable content on receiving complainants and take up with intermediaries for its removal. 
  • For this, NCRB has already been notified as Central Government nodal agency to issue notices under Section 79(3)b of Information Technology (IT) Act.

Question:

Q. What has the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) launched to check objectionable online content?
a. Cyber Crime Prevention against Citizens (CCPC) portal
b. Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC) portalc. Cyber Crime Prevention against Financial Fraud(CCPFF) portal
d. None of the above
Govt. launches Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children portal Govt. launches Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children portal Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on September 23, 2018 Rating: 5

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