More than half of Tor survey respondents viewed child pornography for the first time before the age of 18

Suojellaan Lapsia asked Tor users looking for links to child pornography to participate in a survey called “Help us help you.” … The questionnaire was available in ten different languages. More than 7,000 responses were collected.

70% of the respondents said that they first watched a video showing child sexual abuse as a minor. In addition, 40% admitted that they first saw such materials at the age of under 13 child pornography, but so far they have not succeeded.

Most, 60%, did not admit to anyone that they were watching such materials.

Head of Suojellaan Lapsia Nina Vaaranen-Valkonen read all the open-ended questions.

– Judging by the answers, the data is quite reliable, which at first was difficult for me to believe. They contain very important information and sad descriptions of themselves by respondents, she says.

Suojellaan Lapsia plans to work with the RISE Correctional Department to draw up guidelines to help people cope with this problem. Instructions will be posted on the Tor network in English and Spanish. They can be used anonymously.