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#CHECKYOURFACTS – Don't believe everything on the internet!

  • Awareness
  • 06/11/2019
  • Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre

The Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre (SIC) BEE SECURE launches its new annual awareness campaign, "#checkyourfacts - Don't believe everything on the internet!", which focuses on the theme of online disinformation. 

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BEE SECURE takes a deep dive into disinformation at the Privacy Salon

  • Awareness
  • 28/03/2019
  • Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre

The Luxembourg digital Privacy Salon is a free event about privacy in a digital context, intended for everyone, where no prior technical expertise is assumed. It takes place around 10 times a year with a different topic each time and has been running for six years, with formal support from BEE SECURE (coordinators of the Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre (SIC)) since 2017.

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Safer Internet Day 2019 in Luxembourg

  • Awareness
  • 11/03/2019
  • Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 5 February 2019, the Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre (SIC) BEE SECURE celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) for the 16th time. By organising numerous activities and events before, during and after SID to promote online safety, BEE SECURE implemented this year's slogan "Together for a better Internet".

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Love Stories 4.0 – The impact of new technologies on relationships

  • Awareness
  • 16/10/2018
  • Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre

In September 2018, the Safer Internet Centre (SIC) of Luxembourg launched its awareness-raising campaign on relationships in the digital age for the academic year 2018/19, called "Love Stories 4.0".

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The Glass Room Experience in Luxembourg – interactive big data and the Internet of Things

  • Awareness
  • 24/08/2018
  • Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre

During the first week of July 2018, in the Forum Geesseknäppchen (Luxembourg), the Glass Room Experience exhibition was open to the general public. Schools were also invited to attend the event. Almost 200 students visited the exhibition and were introduced to the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data by a data protection expert.

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New resource supports reporting of cyberbullying in Luxembourg

  • Awareness
  • 14/12/2017
  • Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre

Cyberbullying (known as "cybermobbing" in Luxembourg) is not specifically mentioned as a criminal act in Luxembourgish law but, in most cases of cyberbullying, one or several laws of the criminal code will apply. Therefore, crimes committed in the context of cyberbullying are usually covered by law to some extent or other. The ability to file charges against a bully is generally already known by most people in the country, but the specifics about how to file a charge with the police and where to get personalised support on such issues are less known.

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