The other day we’ve got a “i follow this little bitch on instagram i would love to fuck her while i smell these beautiful little feet that drive me crazy” comment to some innocent teenage girl photo. Somehwere arount the same time we were routinely emailed by cybertip.ca requesting to delete some CP-like content on iMGSRC.RU which of course happen to be an innocent photo. You can even consider these photos identical for this story.
So, it all started on instagram and you come to us telling it is illegal? These scumbags exists out there, so go hunt them in their lair.
What do you think?
This was expected. Kinda.
At first we tried to work out the situation logically. That failed the RKN said continued adding html pages to their registry of illegal URLs, while any given image from those pages when submitted to them for a check was found legal. All emails we sent to RKN regarding this inconsistency were replied with “the forbidden content is still online”. This basically left us with no other choice but to remove these html pages.
Despite that we worked hard to satisfy RKN there were two pages we couldn’t remove. These were pages of search results. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Well, this was inevitable.
A very short intro on how sites like iMGSRC.RU work. On a page you have several previews of pictures and one “focused” is displayed full size. To “focus” the picture you have to click the preview to open a new URL. Important things here is that 1) URL changes, so you can link to a specific full sized picture and 2) there is only one big picture on the page.
Now. During last year we received several complaints about “web-sites containing the information prohibited for public distribution in the Russian Federation” from roskomnadzor (RKN) about pages…
This is what they say: Cybertip.ca is Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. Cybertip.ca has become aware of content depicted on your service that is sexual, harmful and/or abusive involving a child. A child is defined as a person under the age of 18. We believe the content is abusive and/or harmful to the child in the image, and violates the child’s basic right to dignity, privacy, and safety, rights that are afforded to all children under…