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Taking online safety to the masses

08 July 2013

The UK Safer Internet Centre recently completed phase 1 of a UK-wide tour delivering free e-safety briefings to educators and professionals working with children and young people. We visited England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and delivered 61 sessions to over 2,000 people. Here is the...

Ofcom publish research into online behaviour

10 June 2013

Ofcom has published a report into how citizens and consumers use the internet and interact with online services.

The report, Being online: an investigation of online users’ habits and attitudes , was commissioned to inform Ofcom’s duties in relation to consumers’ and...

IWF statement on access to criminal images

30 May 2013

The Internet Watch Foundation have today released a statement on access to criminal images online.

This statement can be read at

Online Compass nominated for an ISPA Award

29 May 2013

Our self-review esafety web-tool Online Compass has also been shortlisted for an ISPA (Internet Services Providers’ Association) 2013 award in the ‘Internet Safety and Security category’.

Since its launch just over a year ago, the tool has had over 500 registrations and is used...

Insafe Positive Content Competition launched on Europe Day

08 May 2013

The European Award for ‘Best Content for Kids’ has been launched today, on Europe Day by the Insafe network. This exciting award aims at encouraging both children and adults to create new and highlight already existing child-friendly, quality online content. It is organised by the...