NEWS

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.

Further articles by stakeholder group - awareness raising, helplines, hotlines, industry, research and youth - are available in the practice section.

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Content with tag privacy protection .

Latest helpline trends: Quarter 2, 2017

The Insafe network of helplines collects data about the types of calls that they receive and this is analysed every three months to look at trends and new and emerging issues.

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Why we are working with seniors

  • Awareness
  • 15/12/2016
  • Czech Safer Internet Centre

Everyone working in the field of the online crime prevention knows how difficult is to work with families. We are able to address children - our main target group - directly through events organised for them or via teachers equipped with our handbooks and other supporting materials. But what about parents? It's notoriously difficult to reach them. There is sometime a lack of interest in the virtual lives of their children and so, often, they are not interested in special workshops and education in this field. Indeed, fathers and mothers often feel ashamed to talk to their children about sensitive online issues because they feel that their children are more adept at using the internet. But what about grandparents?

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Teens need to be aware of online advertising models

  • Awareness
  • 15/12/2016
  • Christina, Greek youth panellist

Hearing the views and the voices of youth is an important part of the work we do in aiming to create a better internet for kids. As part of our December 2016 edition of the BIK bulletin which focuses on online adverting and the commercialisation of childhood, we asked some of our youth panellists their views. Here, Christina from Greece shares her viewpoint.

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Latest helpline trends, Quarter 2, 2016

The Insafe network of helplines collects data about the types of calls that they receive and this is analysed every three months to look at trends and new and emerging issues.

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MAPPING the digital transition

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Czech Safer Internet Centre

A current European challenge is to find a balance between privacy protection, citizen's willingness to express themselves online, the need for industry to safely store and manage their digital data and those models of e-business, e-government and e-surveillance that make massive use of personal data. 

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