Hungarian Internet Hotline redesigned and rebuilt
- Hungarian Safer Internet Centre
The Hungarian Internet Hotline, operated by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority, has recently launched a brand-new hotline website with a new logo and content. The Internet Hotline has been operating in Hungary since 2011 and it was time to refresh the website and provide up-to-date and relevant information. On the new website, the reporting interface has been transferred to the home page and legal information on the nine reporting categories is also provided. It is also now easy to report illegal or harmful content via mobile phones.
Beside the facilitation of reporting, the main goal of the Internet Hotline is to raise awareness about the safe use of the internet and potentially harmful phenomenon on the internet such as sexting and online grooming. It is also important to demonstrate the work of the Internet Hotline as a real solution and an effective resource in cases of online infringement.
The articles on the "Knowledge base" are easy to understand for children due to the short question and answer style. Additionally, these brief summaries lead to other relevant articles and information on the website.
The new website is also available in English – see http://english.nmhh.hu/internethotline.
Find out more about the work of the Hungarian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.
Find out more about the work of INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines.
- Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre
The Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre launched a new mobile application to mark the 15th edition of Safer Internet Day. The application provides quick access to the Safer Internet Centre Helpline and Hotline. It equally includes a password strength checker and provides a test to check one's knowledge about safer use of internet.
- BIK Team
The 12th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place from 18-21 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. This year the conference runs under the overall theme "Shape your digital future".