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Is personal data ‘mine’ or there to be ‘mined’ – IGF workshop

13 December 2016

Looking at the IGF workshop which explored the use personal data by organisations and how this contrasts to how users perceive its use.

UKSIC Director gives evidence to House of Lords inquiry

29 July 2016

On 19th July Will Gardner, UK Safer Internet Centre Director and Childnet CEO, was called to give evidence at the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications who are conducting an inquiry into Children and the Internet .

The focus of the inquiry is particularly “the...

Government Consultation: Have your Say

03 March 2016

The UK Government has launched a consultation into the issue of age verification for pornography.

As the consultation states:

"The UK is a world leader in the work it does to improve child safety online, but we cannot be complacent. Government has a...

Online Safety Bill – Second Reading

21 July 2015

On Friday, the Online Safety Bill tabled by Baroness Howe received its second hearing.

The Bill proposes legislation which would address key areas, including age verification, filtering tools, education and regulation of pornographic services, with the aim of protecting...

#WeProtect Children Online

11 December 2014

On 10-11 December 2014, representatives from over 50 countries meet in London for the #WeProtect global summit to discuss how to end online child sexual exploitation and agree a coordinated global response.

UK Safer Internet Centre partners, the Internet Watch Foundation...

How can we all create a better internet?

10 September 2014

LSE publishes the latest EU Kids Online report ' Final Recommendations for Policy ' setting out how we can all help to create a better and safer internet.

This report presents recommendations that are supported by the evidence and analysis from EU Kids Online research,...

Department for Education publishes safeguarding guidance

04 April 2014

Yesterday the Department for Education published the statutory guidance ' Keeping children safe in education '.

It provides guidance on safeguarding policies and practices, types of abuse and neglect, and where to go for further information and support if there are concerns...

DfE publishes report from internet parental controls consultation

14 December 2012

Today, the Department for Education has released its report from the consultation it carried out over the last few months into internet parental controls.

The consultation was led by Department of...

Government launches consultation on online blocking

28 June 2012

The government has today launched a consultation to ask parents and businesses whether automatic online blocks should be introduced to help protect children from adult and harmful websites.

The consultation paper asks for views on three options for the best approach in...

E-safety recognised in Ofsted's inspections from September

25 June 2012

Ofsted released the latest version of their school inspection handbook on June 22 which now features e safety. With the inclusion of e Safety, Ofsted (from September) have a range of indicators that evaluate the breadth of a schools safeguarding strategy to include the virtual spaces in which...