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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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Yes, but is it FAKE?

Deepfake Videos Are Getting Terrifyingly Real I NOVA I PBS This video is already two…

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CyberSafeIreland in The Examiner

CyberSafeIreland were quoted recently in article entitled Logout: When your child is spending too much time…

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CyberSafeIreland in The Independent

“Vital online safety rules still apply – but don’t forget to focus on positives,” argues…

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Next Programme for Government: Joint Asks

The Children’s Rights Alliance and its members, Barnardos, CyberSafeIreland, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, One in Four, ISPCC,…

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Esports & Celebrity Gamers? Part 2: Parental Advice

Given that our children’s interest could last into adulthood we need to ensure that our…

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Esports & Celebrity Gamers? Part 1: The Stats

Many kids today enjoy watching gamers, whether that involves live streaming of esports events or…

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Tackling Fake News Online With Digital Media Literacy

Fake News, Real Problems One of the most widely discussed problems currently associated with social…

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Someone’s turning 15…

It seems hard to believe that it is only 15 years since the first, thrilling…

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Safer Internet Day 2020 Video Project!

CyberSafeIreland is marking Safer Internet Day 2020 by launching two new pupil-led video projects made…

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