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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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Listen & Learn!

If you’re not yet a podcast convert, it’s never too late…. The UK’s Parent Zone…

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A Letter to Parents

Dear Parents, We hope you’re having a wonderful summer and your kids have been able…

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CyberSafeKids and Littlewoods Ireland Facebook Live!

On April 7th 2021, Irish television presenter and radio host Laura Woods, and psychotherapist and…

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Make your Easter a CyberSafe one!

  We are delighted to announce that through a community partnership with Littlewoods Ireland, CyberSafeKids…

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Algorithms of Life

Following the Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA), opening of an investigation following the death of…

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Safer Internet Day 2021

We were delighted to have our latest data featured across the media on Safer Internet…

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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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