Together against illegal content online!

Welcome to, a joint project of the German Association for Voluntary Self-Regulation of Digital Media service providers (FSM e.V.) and eco - Association of the Internet Industry.

FSM and eco operate the portal as a partner project of two separate hotlines, each with a specific remit within the project.


Factsheet "DOs and DON'Ts" for EDACSA 2023

What should you do if you come across depictions of sexual abuse or exploitation of minors? What do you need to be aware of when dealing with such content?

To mark the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse on November 18th, the German internet hotlines FSM, eco and have compiled important tips for dealing with depictions of abuse of minors online in a factsheet.

Submit a complaint

Have you come across racist statements in a forum? Or have you seen images harmful to young persons on a website? Have you received unwanted emails (spam)?

You can quickly and easily report online content you think might be illegal using our online forms.

Please select the service that you have found illegal content on. You will then be taken directly to the appropriate complaints form.

Rules of Procedure

More information on how a complaint is processed can be found in the Rules of Procedure.

Data Protection Guidelines

Information on the recording and use of personal data can be found here: Data Protection Guidelines.