RCMP says most reports of child porn on Mindgeek’s platforms don’t meet legal threshold for charges | CBC News

RCMP says most reports of child porn on Mindgeek’s platforms don’t meet legal threshold for charges | CBC News
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The RCMP says it’s investigating all claims about sexual abuse material being hosted by the Montreal-based company Mindgeek — but most of the referrals to date don’t meet the Criminal Code definition of child pornography.

Chief Supt. Marie-Claude Arsenault of RCMP specialized investigative services told a parliamentary committee today that while the national police force has received about 120 reports of child sexual abuse material [CSAM] on Mindgeek’s platforms since June 2020, only about 25 cases have been passed along to other law enforcement agencies to investigate.

“Without the evidence, there’s limited action we can do, so we are assessing all the reports that we’re getting now and determining if charges are likely to happen,” she told the access to information,…



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