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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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New name… same aim… keeping kids safe online!

  This Safer Internet Day we decided it was time for a fresh start so we’ve gone…

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Is Twitch suitable for my kids?

Last year Twitch entered the top 5 most popular apps in the CyberSafeIreland school surveys for the…

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Full STEAM ahead?

Should my younger children be using STEAM? I was recently asked a question about whether…

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Dealing with Cybercrime in Young People

We are all aware that technology use amongst the younger generation is at an all…

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Take a family Cyber Break with CyberSafeIreland, brought to you by the permanent tsb Community Fund

CyberSafeIreland are delighted to announce the launch of their first Cyber Break, taking place on Friday…

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YouTube and YourKids

Our regular gaming guru Olwyn takes a break from the console this month and switches…

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Back on TechTalk with Jess Kelly!

We were delighted to be invited back to Newstalk’s fabulous TechTalk podcast with Jess Kelly, where Philip…

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Our 5th Annual Report 2019

CyberSafeIreland’s 5th annual report was launched today, Thursday 10th September 2020, with data showing that…

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Shifting Online in a Shifting World

Check out our recent post on Media Literacy Ireland to find out what we have been up…

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