Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin

The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin is a quarterly electronic newsletter with the aim of keeping you informed on better internet issues.

Each edition provides a topical focus article looking at the latest trends in online life, with features from youth, industry and the research community, along with a mix of news and resources from key stakeholders in the field. The typical publishing cycle for the BIK bulletin is each March, June, September and December.
  • Read the December 2016 edition here with a special focus on online advertising and the commercialisation of children and young people.
     
  • Read the September 2016 edition here with a special Back2School focus to coincide with the start of the new academic year.
     
  • Read the June 2016 edition here with a focus on media and information literacy in Europe. A special sub focus is given to youth as key stakeholders in the internet governance agenda.
     
  • Read the March 2016 edition here with a focus on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, specifically, whether it will help to create a better internet for children and young people. We have some great opinion pieces on the topic from a range of experts in the field.
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The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin is a quarterly electronic newsletter that keeps you informed on online safety trends. The next edition of the bulletin will focus on media literacy, more specifically on ‘European media literacy policies and practices ‘.

New EU rules on data protection approved at the European Parliament

  • News
  • 14/04/2016
  • BIK team

Today, the European Parliament has adopted new EU data protection legislation replacing the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive. Proposed by the European Commission in 2012 and agreed upon by the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission in December 2015, the new legislation has designed a set of rules providing citizens with more information and control over their own private information in the digital age, including protecting and expanding the scope of the right to be forgotten ruling in law. Additionally, the legislation aims to ease the process of setting up companies envisaging to strengthen the development of the Digital Single Market.

Focus on data protection

The fifth edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin has now been published with a focus on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, specifically, whether it will help to create a better internet for children and young people. We have some great opinion pieces on the topic from a range of experts.

Fourth edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin now published

The fourth edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin has now been published. This quarterly bulletin aims to keep you informed of safer and better internet issues and opportunities across Europe and beyond.

Third edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin now published

The third edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin has now been published. This quarterly bulletin aims to keep you informed of safer and better internet issues and opportunities across Europe and beyond.