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ASACP Attends INHOPE.ORG and Safer Internet Meetings In Luxembourg

Los Angeles - (September 11, 2003) - Joan Irvine, ExecutiveDirector, Adult Sites Against Child Pornography (ASACP), iscurrently in Luxembourg where she addressed the INHOPEmeeting on September 10th and will attend the Safer InternetConsultation Day on September 12th.

ASACP was able to attend these meetings due to the generoussupport of FlashCash and Python.

The Internet Hotline Providers in Europe Association( ) facilitates co-operation between EuropeanInternet Hotline providers. Its mission is to eliminate childpornography from the Internet and protect minors from harmful andillegal uses of the Internet. ASACP is attending this meeting tolearn how it can improve its operations, establish relationships withother hotlines, and to educate them on how the adult site industryis uniquely positioned to help combat child pornography.

EU Safer Internet Action Plan is part of a comprehensive andcoherent set of policies at EU level to deal with illegal and harmfulcontent on global networks. This meeting will focus on therole that various groups (e.g. ISPs, mobile network operators,national regulators, police, software companies, parents, teachers,NGOs dealing with family, children and consumer rights) could playin the fight against illegal, harmful and unwanted content.( index_en.htm ).

Thomas Rickert, INHOPE President stated that "Developingstrategies to combat illegal harmful content on the Internet is acomplex global problem. This is most effective when we worktogether and share our knowledge and expertise. It is exciting tolearn more about the work of ASACP and their initiatives to protectchildren."

"It is important that ASACP keeps informed about what is beingdone by the various organizations on an international basis. Theadult industry needs representation at these meetings since manyof the EU decisions may directly affect our businesses. Plus thesegroups need to be aware that the professional adult site industry isall about providing adult entertainment to consenting adults and isas against child pornography as they are", said Joan Irvine,Executive Director, ASACP.

ASACP is an organization helping the adult site industry make a difference in the battle against child pornography. Over 4700 sites that are taking a stand against child pornography proudly display the ASACP logo. If you are interested in learning more about ASACP or helping in the fight against child pornography, please view the ASACP site ( ) or email

For further information, contact: Joan Irvine,