Although none of the 2,590 reports of suspected illegal images were being hosted on Irish internet servers, Mr Durrant accredits that to the work of ISPAI
members and gardai which has deterred paedophiles from using Irishbased internet facilities.
study detailed 5,102 reports from internet users who thought material was illegal.
As an Executive Council Member with ISPAI
(Internet Service Providers Association of India), he brings over 25 years of core operational experience to this position.
It found the appalling material - reported to the ISPAI
- significantly increased since the last study in July 2003.
Meanwhile, the industry association, ISPAI
, of which Sify is a member, has launched a legal challenge contesting DoT's position.