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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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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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Safer Internet Day 2020 – CyberSafeIreland News

To mark Safer Internet Day 2020, we are releasing some new data collected in the…

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FAMILY GAMING!

Over the Christmas holidays we spent some quality time gaming as a family. This included…

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“Family Friendly” games: why you should you be wary of purchases…

PEGI (Pan European Game Information)was formed to help European parents make informed decisions when they…

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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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