Call for increased online child abuse images curbs

In the wake of the April Jones murder trial, a senior MP has called for a code of conduct for internet providers, to ensure they remove material which "breaches acceptable behaviour standards".

Yesterday, Mark Bridger was jailed for life for the five-year-old's murder. He had regularly accessed child abuse images online.

Mark Bridger was found guilty of April Jones' abduction and murder yesterday. Credit: Family handout

Keith Vaz, the chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, told The Times that the case has shown that online images of child sex abuse need to be removed.

He called for a code of conduct to ensure that internet service providers “remove material which breaches acceptable behaviour standards”.

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Calls to curb abuse online

Mark Bridger's conviction for the murder of April Jones has intensified calls for internet providers to do more block access to child abuse images.Bridger had regularly accessed child abuse images online.