Tue 31 May The eldest daughter had a higher level of education. At the other end of the room stood the mother of two of the children — the third was her niece — and her eldest daughter, aged 13, who was typing on a keyboard. Tens of thousands of children believed to be victims of live-streaming abuse, some of it being carried out by their own parents. And while perpetrators used to download photos and videos to their hard drives — providing authorities with a virtual paper trail and usable evidence — criminals have found anonymity in encrypted live-streaming programs. In the Philippines, there have been only two convictions for this type of abuse.
Several factors about the crime did not make sense.
Her two eldest children, including Nicole, have visited every Christmas and, last year, a judge allowed all six to come for the first time. The proposal to introduce mandatory reporting in the victims of crime bill has divided opinion — an objective discussion is needed. And while children have historically testified against sex traffickers in court, they have proved unwilling to incriminate their parents. But there is one thing that she said was absolutely key: And while perpetrators used to download photos and videos to their hard drives — providing authorities with a virtual paper trail and usable evidence — criminals have found anonymity in encrypted live-streaming programs. Even the prosecutor, who spoke to the Guardian on condition of anonymity to protect the identities of the children, said she was hoping for a plea bargain to get a reduced sentence.