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The IHC is an Internet Hotline for the public in Japan and started the operation on June 1st 2006. The IHC is a full member of INHOPE which is an international network of the Internet Hotlines.

We receive reports anonymously from the public, and provide illegal and harmful information to the National Police Agency. Also we request deletion of illegal and harmful information from website administrators and/or ISPs.

IHC does not do the act of asking for money from the public, and it also does not do the act of receiving money from the public.
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  Feb.  8, 2016 Statistical data October 2015 statistics is now available. 
  Feb.  2, 2016 Action status The action status of reports received by Jan. 30, 2016 is now available.
  Nov.   5, 2015 Statistical data 2015 first-half year statistics is now available. 
  May 14, 2015 New Release IHC Information Leaflet [May 14,2015] is now published. 
  Apr.   1, 2015 New Release The following was added to drug related illegal information;
Advertisements of products suspected to be designated substances