Tag Archive: online safety

ICO urged to introduce age verification for commercial pornography sites

6th December, 2021 8:54 am

Child safety groups have threatened legal action against the UK data watchdog if it does not introduce age verification checks for pornography online. The Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety, which represents 11 children’s charities including the NSPCC and Barnardo’s, told the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that it would bring a High Court challenge if it did not take action.... View Article

Children prefer online chat to real conversation

7th July, 2021 7:42 am

Three times as many primary children would rather chat to their friends online than in person, a report suggests. Research conducted over the past year found that only 23 per cent of children aged five to 11 said their favourite way of communicating with friends was in person. The rest preferred talking online, 60 per cent using online messaging, 11... View Article