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Google offers cash to counter criticism over child sex images

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Google pledged pound sterling 1 million ($1.6 million, 1.2 million euros) on Wednesday to a British charity that monitors online child porn, just days after Prime Minister David Cameron demanded the Internet giant do more to tackle the problem. 

Google logo during a press annoucement at Google headquarters in New York, May 21, 2012. Google pledged £1 million ($1.6 million, 1.2 million euros) on Wednesday to British charity, The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), that monitors online child porn.

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), an industry-funded body which identifies and helps remove criminal content online, said the "incredibly generous" donation would be paid over four years and allow it to hire five new staff.

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