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Tom Symonds

Home Affairs Correspondent — BBC
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Gamble wants government to tax online services to fund better ways of protecting children. “Lets stop beating around the bush here.. we put them under pressure to do more voluntarily… tax them.” @InquiryCSA
@JimGamble_INEQE: “"you would for once turn the tables on individuals who would go on line and think well you know, chances of me no getting court are very slim, I'm not famous they're not out after me.  That's the mentality that is out there." @InquiryCSA
At @InquiryCSA @JimGamble_INEQE calls for creation of ‘digital detective’ special constables to pose as children online to catch paedophiles. Best way of catching more he says given reduced resources. “If you can’t open your purse, open your mind.”
@JimGamble_INEQE There should be a national standard for training and accreditation in online child safety.  “The environment is congested confused and competitive”
@JimGamble_INEQE tells Child Abuse Inquiry Theresa May’s decision as Home Secretary to make CEOP part of the National Crime Agency ‘stunted its growth’ and created a ‘period of hiatus’.
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