The Taskforce's different agencies will also work together to seize the assets of people profiting from child pornography websites.Visible presence The NCS in the UK and the US's FBI are heading the effort, which will utilise different time zones to monitor the web 24 hours a day.
"The police are going to be there overtly - there is nothing covert about this," he said.
"There is no 'big brother' initiative here, this is about reassurance through visibility." People using the chat room would be able to ask the police officer for advice, and efforts would be made to capture the details of anyone acting suspiciously to enable further investigation, Mr Gamble said.
Police sting Tink Palmer, policy officer at the children's charity Barnardo's, said if paedophiles knew their internet conversation was being observed by a police officer it could stop them "in their tracks".
"If a paedophile is grooming someone online and this icon appears, how comfortable do you think they are going to feel?
Are they going to continue talking to that child, in case that child says to the police officer: 'This guy that is talking to me is behaving in a very unusual way'?