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The Digital Age of Consent: 2 Years Later

THE LONG READ: On the occasion of the second anniversary of the digital age of consent being set in Ireland as 16, professor Brian O’Neill and Cliona Curley, take stock of its impact on children and asks if anything has fundamentally changed since its introduction.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect across Europe two years ago on May 25th, 2018 and brought the issue of children’s personal data to the fore.  The GDPR introduced for the first time in the European Union special privacy protections for children. Children were identified in the GDPR as “vulnerable individuals” meriting “special protection”…

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Social Media: Creating Unrealistic Expectations

Image used with permission of Elle Hunt It’s a miserable, wet day in June and…

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CyberSafeIreland releases its 4th Annual Report

Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor is launching CyberSafeIreland’s 4th annual report today, Tuesday 10th September 2019,…

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Loot Boxes in Gaming: What Parents need to Know

My kids are mad about gaming so, as the games industry increases its focus on…

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Phishing: A guide for parents

Have you ever received an instant message or email urging you to sign into your Facebook,…

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Kids Spending Money in Games: What Parents Need to Know

One of the things that has changed most in gaming over the last few years…

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Social Casino Games: A Guide for Parents

There has been a lot of talk in the media of late about the blurring…

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Virtual Reality: A guide for parents

Virtual Reality (VR) allows individuals to put on a special headset and step into a…

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The Momo Challenge: What Parents really need to know

Last year my youngest lad came home from school terrified as he had heard that…

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The Difference Between Gaming and Addiction

Alexandra Tobias dialled 911. Her three month old son, Dylan had stopped breathing. She claimed…

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