Session M5 – Protection of Children from Cybercrimes on the Internet

Date: 20 July 2012 (Friday)

Time: 14:30 – 16:00

Venue: Room 17610, 6th Floor, Building No.17, Aoyama Campus, Aoyama Gakuin University

There has been extensive amount of activities in Japan to protect children from harmful actions on the Internet.  The child pornography blocking started in 2011 and the blacklist made and operated by the Internet Content Safety Association(ICSA) and its reasoning of legality to confidentiality of communication, which is the biggest duty of ISP in Japan was studied by Anshin Netzukuri Council. On the other hand, child labor for child pornography and child mistress is still big problem in Asia.

Filtering harmful information to children from the Internet to their mobile terminals was studied mainly by Content Evaluation and Monitoring Association(EMA) and Internet Association Japan (IAJpan). All of the work was carefully done by getting support from various communities and organizations.  This session will have presentation from the people involved in these activities and the panel will discuss various issues related to child protection.


Moderator –  Prof. Hisaaki Fujikawa, Professor of law, Aoyama Gakuin University

Panelists –

  • Mr. Susumu Yoshida, Director General of Internet Content Safety Association
  • Ms. Shino Uenuma, Director General, Content Evaluation and Monitoring Association
  • Mr. Ryoji Mori, Chief of Child Pornography Countermeasures Working Group, Anshin Netzukuri Council
  • Mr. Akio Kokubu, Vice President, Internet Association Japan