Image of New data: thousands of schools need more help to tackle online safety effectively

New data: thousands of schools need more help to tackle online safety effectively

30 September 2020

Experts say new data indicates schools need more support to address online safety issues at a time where young people and children are increasingly reliant on the internet.

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Hundreds of individual victims in videos of “self-generated” child sexual abuse in one week

28 September 2020

In one week alone, analysts saw almost 700 individual girls being exploited and coerced into filming their own abuse. This threat will be highlighted to more than 120 organisations coming together to plan Safer Internet Day 2021.

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Delete or Deactivate – What to do with your old accounts (updated for 2020)

23 September 2020

This blog gives site specific guidance about how to deactivate or delete your accounts, and what these options mean.

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SWGfL Release new Netflix Parental Control Checklist

23 September 2020

Our partners at SWGfL have added a brand new checklist to their resources. This time they've worked with Netflix to produce a checklist on how to effectively use parental controls

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Call for a New Taskforce at the IWF

18 September 2020

The IWF is looking for six Image Classification Assessors and a Quality Assurance Officer to help them protect children in battle for online safety.

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Revenge porn pandemic: Rise in reports shows no sign of slowing even as lockdown eases

17 September 2020

Experts warn an increased level of reports to the UK’s Revenge Porn Helpline could be here to stay.Read all about it in our latest article

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UK theme for Safer Internet Day 2021 announced

16 September 2020

Safer Internet Day is on 9th February 2021 and will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world

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New Laws Proposed by Law Commission to Protect Victims of Online Abuse

11 September 2020

Today, the law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. This article looks at what is being proposed and what this means for tackling online abuse.

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Nominet partner with Childnet & SWGfL for Children’s Online Safety Programme

10 September 2020

Nominet have launched the new Children’s Online Safety Programme along with Childnet and SWGfL

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Report Harmful Content announce 9 new partnerships contributing to safer online dating and gaming.

09 September 2020

RHC will be expanding to deal with harmful content located on dating sites and other platforms as part of their 9 new partnerships. Find out who in this latest blog.