Notorious website with naked photos of Aussie schoolgirls returns months after being shut down

A notorious website which trades photos of women and schoolgirls without their consent has returned online only months after being shut down with Australian authorities admitting they can’t stop it.

The site steals images of social media accounts and posts them asking if anyone has naked photos of the girls – some from Australian high schools in Penrith and Newcastle in New South Wales, Horsham in Victoria and the Gold Coast in Queensland.

There are even photos of girls in school uniform. Some are unaware their photos have been taken.

There’s one category which asks for girls from Adelaide schools between 2005-2010.

A website has returned sharing photos of girls - some still in high school. Source: 7 News
A website has returned sharing photos of girls - some still in high school. Source: 7 News

One victim of the site, who has not been named, labelled it “gross”.

“We don't even know how old they are or anything, like, it's scary, it's intimidating,” she said.

On the site a man brags he has “some sneaky ones” of a girl getting dressed.

ESafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant said there had been a spike in complaints about the site this week with about 130 reports.

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She said most of the victims are under the age of 18 “making it child sexual abuse material”.

The website is run from overseas, making it difficult for Australian authorities to pull it down.

ESafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant said there had been a spike in complaints about the site. Source: 7 News
ESafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant said there had been a spike in complaints about the site. Source: 7 News

However, they're not powerless, they're working to track down the individuals who are sharing the images and once they're caught they'll likely face criminal charges.

If you or anyone you know are concerned an image is being used you can report it to the office of the eSafety Commissioner.

Australian authorities admit it's difficult to shut down the site altogether. Source: 7 News
Australian authorities admit it's difficult to shut down the site altogether. Source: 7 News
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