GERMAN AUTHORITIES BREAK UP INTERNATIONAL CHILD SEX ABUSE SITE. German prosecutors called the online platform they took down one of the largest on the dark web. Three men, accused of running the site, have been arrested.
May 3, 2021
BERLIN — German prosecutors have broken up an online platform for sharing images and videos showing the sexual abuse of children, mostly boys, that had an international following of more than 400,000 members, they said on Monday.
The site, named “Boystown,” had been around since at least June 2019 and included forums where members from around the globe exchanged images and videos showing children, including toddlers, being sexually abused. In addition to the forums, the site had chat rooms where members could connect with one another in