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Ofcom publish report on adult media use and attitudes

22 April 2013

Ofcom have published their annual Adults: media use and attitudes report , providing a rich overview of media use, attitudes and understanding among UK adults aged 16+.

Key findings include:

Over half of UK adults use the same password to access internet sites.

More than half (55%)...

UKSIC responds to Reform of the National Curriculum Consultation

15 April 2013

The UK Safer Internet Centre has responded to the government consultation on the Reform of the National Curriculum in England .

UKSIC’s response aimed to encourage sufficient attention and rigour are given to e-safety aspects, and the centre detailed that it is important that digital...

100,000th milestone for Internet Watch Foundation

12 April 2013

And in the past two years 12 children have been rescued from their abusers as a direct result of IWF actions.

The charity was formed in 1996 with the aim of eliminating online child sexual abuse content.

Four in five child victims in online content appear to be 10...

Childnet launch guide about music, film, TV and the internet

08 April 2013

Childnet, partners in the UK Safer Internet Centre, launch online guide as research reveals extent of confusion over pirate sites for film, music and TV.

A campaign to provide clarity for parents was launched today by award-winning Upstairs, Downstairs actress, Keeley Hawes , as a new YouGov...

European conference on the global fight against online child sexual abuse content

22 March 2013

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the UK Safer Internet Centre’s hotline for the public to report online child sexual abuse content, encountered 9,550 reports of webpages that contained potentially child sexual abuse images in 2012. Of this total number, only 73 webpages were...