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On this page, you'll find a selection of general news articles corresponding to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people.

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Content with tag age of consent .

Status quo regarding the child's article 8 GDPR age of consent for data processing across the EU

  • Awareness
  • 20/12/2019
  • Ingrida Milkaite and Eva Lievens, Ghent University
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force more than a year and a half ago, on 25 May 2018. In December 2019 one Member State of the European Union (EU) – Slovenia – is yet to adopt its final GDPR implementation law. In practice, the fact that Slovenia has not yet passed its GDPR implementation law means that the article 8 GDPR age currently is 16 years instead of the age which is proposed in Slovenian draft legislation (15 years) until the national law is officially adopted.
 
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Safer Internet Day 2019 in Norway: GDPR, social media and children under 13

  • Awareness
  • 04/03/2019
  • Norwegian Safer Internet Centre

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) made its way through Europe last summer, a new discussion has emerged – and it is perhaps high time: what does the age limits and ratings on social media mean? And when do we, as grown-ups, determine that it is "ok to join"?

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Children and data protection in Estonia

  • Awareness
  • 22/01/2019
  • Estonian Safer Internet Centre

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union entered into force on Friday, 25 May 2018. Although the media in Estonia has quite thoroughly covered the changing data protection rights, they have not paid attention to children's rights. What does the new data protection framework mean for children?

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Data Protection Directive or General Data Protection Regulation: which one is for you?

With the EU's data protection reform measures coming into force imminently, INHOPE - the International Association of Internet Hotlines - discusses the differences between the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Directive with special reference to hotlines within the wider Safer Internet Centre (SIC) context. Read on to find out more.

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