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NSPCC Child sexual abuse and VR technology

Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

 

NSPCC Learning has published a new study on child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation in immersive technologies. The research explores the risks presented by virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) and how offenders are using immersive technology to groom, coerce, sexually abuse and exploit children.

 

The NSPCC calls for the government to ensure that child safety is factored into all policy making related to emerging technologies.