Blue Coat K9 Web Protection
K9 Web Protection is a free Internet filter and parental control software for home Windows or Mac computers.
The Spanish Confederation of Teaching Centres (CECE) is a non-profit employers´ organization founded in 1977 that represents an ample educational sector in Spain. It has branches all over the Autonomous Communities via Federations and Associations in numerous provinces of Spain. Each one of the federations represents teaching centres within regulated and non-regulated sectors.
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is a department within the UK police and is dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse wherever they may be. Its activities include building intelligence around the risks, tracking and bringing offenders to account (either directly or through local and international forces), and working with children and parents to deliver its ThinkuKnow educational programme.
Child Exploitation Linkage Tracking System
Microsoft is working closely with governments, expert NGOs, researchers, industry, law enforcement and others on new and important ways to combat these threats to better protect children from technol
Child Helpline International Emergency Phone Service
Child Helpline International is the global member network of child helplines, working to protect the rights of the child. Active in approximately 150 countries, it was founded on the belief that children and young people not only have rights, but that they alone are the best individuals to identify their problems if they are equipped with the proper tools.
Childnet International’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children. Childnet works in 3 main areas of Access, Awareness, Protection & Policy: Access and promoting quality content (Helping children and young people to use the net constructively, showcase quality content and enable others to use our resources and develop new projects.), Awareness and advice (Helping children and young people acquire new “net literacy” skills and giving advice to industry, organisations, parents, teachers and carers about Internet and mobile safety.), Protection and policy (Working with others to help protect children from being exploited in the online environments provided by new technologies as well as seeking to initiate and respond to policy changes.)
Children and Media
Find tips and strategies for parents raising children in a digital age.
ClicMineur aims to sensitivise parents to the risks present on the Internet.
Common Sense Media: Internet Safety Tips for Elementary School Kids
Establishing Internet safety rules early sets your kids up for life. Get the basics.
ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates - everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. The site has tips for teens and parents, as well as other resources for safe blogging and social networking. ConnectSafely.org is a project of Tech Parenting Group, a non-profit organization based in Palo Alto, Calif., and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
The objective of the Convention is to protect children against any form of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. Every provision aims at preventing sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children, protecting child victims of sexual offences and prosecuting perpetrators. With an emphasis on keeping the best interests of children in the forefront, the Convention covers the following main aspects: preventive and protective measures; assistance to child victims and their families; intervention programmes or measures for child sex offenders; criminal offences, including several entirely new offences, such as child grooming; child-friendly procedures for investigation and prosecution; recording and storing of data on convicted sex offenders; international co-operation; and a monitoring mechanism.
Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the first legally binding international instrument to incorporate the full range of human rights—civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights. In 1989, world leaders decided that children needed a special convention just for them because people under 18 years old often need special care and protection that adults do not. The leaders also wanted to make sure that the world recognized that children have human rights too.
Council Decision to Combat Child Pornography on the Internet
With this decision, the European Union aims at preventing and combatting the production, processing, distribution and possession of child pornography on the Internet.
Cox Teen Summit on Internet Safety (Hosted by NCMECMEC)
CTIA is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA supports numerous industry initiatives, such as GrowingWireless.com to provide parents with tools and information to educate themselves so they may teach their kids how to use wireless technology responsibly.
Cyber Peace Initiative
Cyber Security Tip ST05-002
Keeping Children Safe Online - US-Computer Emergency Readiness Team
CyberPeace Initiative, Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement
In 2007, the SMWIPM launched the International Youth Network, which in turn hosted an International Youth Forum where a Cyber Peace Initiative (CPI) was set up. CPI aims to systematically enhance the use of ICT and Internet based tools, empowering youth to participate actively in building sustainable peace and advancing the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. One os CPI’s 6 main areas is Internet safety for young people.
Cybersecurity for the Digital District
Cyber Security for the Digital District Leadership Initiative provides information and tools for K-12 technology leaders and policy makers to help them protect their network and information security, tools to help them analyze their current status, validating what they are doing well and giving them insight into how risk can be further reduced in ways that help technology contribute to their school’s primary goal of teaching and learning. In addition to cyber security, this initiative provides information and tools to assist you in assuring online safety for both students and staff.
CyberSmart provides educators with online professional development in 21st century skills to help their students meet the learning needs of today’s students. Five online workshops cover: 1) safety and security online; 2) manners, cyberbullying, and ethics; 3) authentic learning and creativity; 4) research an information fluency; 5) twenty-first century challenges. The CyberSmart Curriculum is now part of Common Sense Media.
Cybertip.ca is Canada's national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. The tipline is owned and operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, a charitable organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children.
Department for Education (UK Government)
The Byron Review - Safer Children in a Digital World by Dr. Tanya Byron is about the needs of children and young people. It is about preserving their right to take the risks that form an inherent part of their development by enabling them to play video games and surf the net in a safe and informed way.
Disney Safe Surfing
Play a game to find out how to stay safe online.
Disney.com Internet Safety
Disney Online offers safety programs and tools to protect guests and their privacy while supporting their communication and social interaction. Parental controls and family resources provide information on safe use of the Internet and their services. While Disney invests significant resources to keep kids safe online, active parental involvement, oversight and guidance are essential to this mission.
e Worldwide Group
The e Worldwide Group (eWWG) is a specialist, independent Management Consultancy. As a member of the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) High Level Experts Group (HLEG) for Cybersecurity, eWWG is working on defining national level security strategies and policies for cybercrime and security.
L’association E-Enfance a pour objectif de permettre aux enfants et aux adolescents de se servir des nouvelles technologies de communication (Internet, téléphone mobile, jeux en réseau) avec un maximum de sécurité.
ENISA is the EU’s response to cyber security issues of the European Union. ENISA believes that parental involvement and awareness are crucial to keeping children safe online. Parents must be educated, empowered, and engaged to ensure truly positive and valuable experiences for their children, while reinforcing safety online habits in the process. ENISA produced a set of security posters aim at raising awareness of parents to
EU Kids Online
enhance the safety of children using virtual worlds and the Internet.
European Research on Cultural, Contextual and Risk Issues in Children's Safe Use of the Internet and New Media has set up EU Kids Online, which is a project funded by the EC Safer Internet plus Programme. The EU Kids Online project (2006-2009) examines research carried out in 21 member states into how children and young people use the internet and new media. It examines methodological issues relating to cross-cultural analyses and the study of children’s online experience in order to develop a best practice guide to research.
FACT (Freedom from Abuse of Children through Technology)
To tackle abuse of children through misuse of modern technology, Asian School of Cyber Laws has launched FACT (Freedom from Abuse of Children through Technology). FACT aims to: 1) Educate children on online safety risks and how they could safeguard themselves 2) Educate parents on how to monitor online activities of their children to prevent any untoward incidents 3) Run school awareness programs to equip schools with resources and tools to integrate into their curriculum and awareness programs on online risks 4) Raise awareness of media by assisting media and providing vital information to them, which would be helpful to spread the message of the perils of the Internet. 5) Establish a FACT Help Line to assist and advise students and parents facing a cyber threat and provide counseling to victims of cyber crimes.
Family Online Safety Institute
The Family Online Safety Institute works to make the online world safer for kids and their families – while respecting free expression – by identifying and promoting best practice, tools and methods in the field of online safety.
FBI Parents Guide to Internet Safety
A parents guide to internet safety for children
Federal Communications Commission – US Government Agency
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.
Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography
The Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography is a coalition of 34 leading banks, credit card companies, electronic payment networks, third-party payments companies and Internet services companies dedicated to putting an end to commercial child pornography.
Framework Decision on Combating the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Child Pornography
The Council of the European Union adopted, in 2003, the Framework Decision on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography (2004/68/JHA) according to which the Member States are obliged to criminalise certain behaviours and provide for a minimum level of maximum penalties incurred for these offences. The offences linked to sexual exploitation relate to prostitution and use of force/threats or a position of trust/authority for sexual relations. Offences related to child pornography are criminalised whether or not they involve the use of a computer system. Also, instigation, aiding, abetting and attempts relating to the above-mentioned offences should be criminalised. The Framework Decision states that extra-territorial jurisdiction shall be put in place by virtue of the principle of “aut dedere aut judicare”, and that the victims shall be considered particularly vulnerable in the criminal proceedings.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation Jurisdiction
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition is a broad partnership of governors and/or first spouses, attorneys general, public health and educational professionals, law enforcement, and industry leaders working together for the health and safety of youth online. iKeepSafe uses these unique partnerships to disseminate safety resources to families worldwide.
Georgia ICAC Task Force - Law enforcement
The purpose of the Georgia ICAC Task Force (Georgia ICAC) is to provide to the entire state a Unit dedicated to the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of crimes committed against children over the Internet. Partners include the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Programs (OJJDP), the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and 42 other regional and state ICACs across the country.
GetNetWise represents the collective efforts of a broad-based coalition of companies, public interest organizations, non-profits and trade associations all committed to empowering Internet users with the tools they need to keep their Internet experience positive, safe and secure.GetNetWise 2.0 offers tips, tutorials and other interactive tools to show users that creating a safe, secure and positive online environment is as easy as "one click" of a mouse.
The GSM Association (GSMA) is an association of mobile operators and related companies devoted to supporting the standardising, deployment and promotion of the GSM mobile telephone system. Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations.
In Sénégal, the lack of data on the scale of child pornography was mentioned in the national action plan against the abuse and sexual exploitation of children, which was endorsed by the Ministry of the Family and Early Childhood. This action research project aims to review the extent of child pornography sites on the Internet in order to better understand the scale of the phenomenon, and raise awareness among authorities and the public of the danger that it may pose to young people.
Information Society- EC
The Information Society and Media Directorate General supports the development and use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for the benefit of all citizens.
Innocence en danger
Innocence in danger informs and alerts children, families, teachers, educators and schools on the various snares that paedocriminals set on the Internet to achieve their pernicious aims. An international, non-profit association created by a group of citizens on 15 April 1999, at the initiative of the UNESCO Director-General, Federico Mayor, and under the presidency of Ms Homayra Sellier, in response to the recommendations of the UNESCO expert meeting convened in January 1999 on Sexual Abuse of Children, Child Pornography and Paedophilia on the Internet, in order to pursue the objectives of the Action Plan adopted by the experts to combat sexual abuse of children.
European Schoolnet coordinates the Insafe network, a key contributor of the Safer Internet Programme of the European Commission, to empower children and young people to use the internet, as well as other online and mobile technologies, positively, safely and effectively.
Interactive Software Federation of Europe
Insafe is a network of national centers that coordinate internet safety awareness in Europe. The network is set up and co-funded within the framework of the European Commission’s Safer Internet plus Programme.
The Interactive Software Federation of Europe represents the interests of the video game publishers towards the European Union and international institutions. As an international association with scientific and pedagogical purposes, ISFE represents the interests of its membership to the main stakeholders, be they EU institutions, international organisations, academics, or the general public.
Internet Safety 101
Enough Is Enough (EIE), a non-partisan, non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Since then, EIE has pioneered and led the effort to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking and sexual predation with innovative initiatives.
Internet Safety Technical Task Force
John Palfrey and colleagues at the Berkman Center chaired the Internet Safety Technical Task Force and wrote the final report, Enhancing Child Safety and Online Technologies (2009).
Internet Service Providers Association
The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) is a South African, non-profit Internet industry body. ISPA is a voluntary organisation, representing the interests of its members. The association currently represents in excess of 150 Internet Service Providers with a diverse range of services and target markets. ISPA has influenced and shaped telecommunications policy in South Africa since its formation in 1996.
Internet Solutions for Kids
Internet Solutions for Kids is a non-profit research organization in the US centered on understanding the impact on and opportunities for adolescent health represented by new technologies. Our mission is to promote new and innovative methods that improve the health and safety of young people. We believe a mutli-pronged approach is necessary, with research alongside active youth education and support.
Operating world-wide, in cooperation with several partners, INTERPOL raises awareness on the need to act locally but think globally (addressing the abuse of children committed by those who travel beyond borders). INTERPOL’s Specialist Group on Crimes against Children focuses on four different arenas: commercial exploitation and trafficking in children; sex offenders; serious violent crimes against children and child pornography; maintaining a worldwide forum of specialist dealing with these crimes.
Founded in 1998, i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation whose mission is to educate and empower youth to make their Internet experiences safe and responsible. The goal is to educate students on how to avoid dangerous, inappropriate, or unlawful online behavior. i-SAFE accomplishes this through dynamic K-12 curriculum and community outreach programs to parents, law enforcement, and community leaders.
Supporting children and young people from developing countries to improve their access, use and knowledge of information and communication technologies. Aligned with WSIS Geneva and Tunis Action Plans, this initiative is part of an ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide.
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)²®, is the global, not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers. (ISC)²® provides vendor-neutral education products, career services, and Gold Standard credentials to professionals in more than 135 countries.
Learn more about the Internet and being a safe surfer.
The KlaasKids Foundation was established in 1994. The Foundation’s mission is to stop crimes against children. By forming and promoting partnerships with concerned citizens, the private sector, organizations, law enforcement and legislators we take responsibility to become part of the solution to fighting crime and we can take pride in pro-active accomplishments.
Korea Communications Standards Commission
The Korea Communications Standards Commission was established to safeguard the public nature and fairness of broadcasting content, to promote a sound Internet culture, and to create a safe online environment.
Mannerheim League for Child Welfare
The Mannerheim League is an NGO and membership is open to everyone. It promotes the wellbeing of children and of families with children, increases respect for childhood and seeks to make it more visible, and sees that children's views are taken into account in public decision-making.
MOREnet Internet Safety: Be Safe
Missouri Research and Education Network (MOREnet) Internet Safety resource page
Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia
The issue of safety of children online was identified as one of the areas of focus in the National Information Security Strategy (NISS) under the Internet Governance area in programme S2 of the National ICT Strategic Plan (NICTSP) 2007-2011. The main projects in the NICTSP 2007-2011 for the safety of children online are the development of a Child Safety Online Action Plan and amendments to be made to the Child Protection Act to cater for the issues of child safety online.
National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre
The National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC), an integral part of Canada’s National Police Services, was created to help protect children from online sexual exploitation.
National Information Society Agency (South Korean Government)
The National Information Society Agency (NIA) is a statutory agency founded to promote informatization and support the development of related policies for national agencies and local autonomies in the Republic of Korea.
Net Family News
News for parents, educators, and everyone interested in young people's use of technology, Founded in 1999, NetFamilyNews has become the journal-of-record on all aspects of youth and technology and is the only high-frequency news service of its kind in the English-speaking world, serving readers in more than 50 countries. NetFamilyNews covers online safety and privacy news and tools; new technologies and Web resources for kids; research about kids' use of digital media and the Net; legislation affecting children's online experience; school and library Net-use policy; and how Web-literate kids, parents, and teachers are using the Internet.
Net Safe Utah
NetSafe Utah provides tools to help families communicate and have a safe online experience, with bilingual support in Spanish and English. The project includes the online resources for teachers, parents and face-to-face training. This collaborative project aims to give Utah schools and communities access to best practices for Internet safety including options for meeting the new CIPA requirements.
Informational website on cyber-bullying set up by cyber lawyer Parry Aftab.
NetDay Cyber Security Kit for Schools
The "NetDay Cyber Security Kit for Schools" features tools and resources to raise awareness among K-12 educators, students and families about online safety and computer security. NetDay encourages education leaders to distribute these resources in schools across the country, to ensure that schools and homes -- the places where children are most likely to access computers -- are "cyber secure."
A project of the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, NetSmartz is an Internet, safety-education resource for children (5-17), parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement.
The NetSmartz Workshop was developed by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to teach children and teens how to be safer when using the Internet. The NetSmartzWorkshop provides children with original, animated characters and age-appropriate, interactive activities that use the latest 3-D and web technologies to entertain while they educate.
New Net Device
The sheer vastness of the web and the general anonymity of its users present grave risks to children. An effective solution requires a dependable system which protects in all online activities, ideally without requiring parental supervision. While greater parental involvement is important and absolutely desirable, the reality is that many parents simply do not have the time. Designed from the ground up as a standalone plug-and-play solution, our system will allow kids to explore the web, make contact with friends and create online social networks, while remaining fully shielded from contact with anonymous/ pseudonymous strangers as well as inapropriate content.
Nokia creates innovative mobile products for people around the world. Nokia has also been leveraging its innovation and strength in growth and developed markets around the world, to connect more people to the Internet and providing affordable and localized mobile experiences.
Videos, games, and comics for tweens and teens about making safer choices online. Teaching materials are available for intermediate, middle school, and high school educators so they can bring these engaging lessons right into the classroom.
NTT - Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
The CSR of the NTT Group provides reliable, high-quality services that contribute to the creation of a safe, secure and prosperous society that serve people, communities and global environment.
Omar Dengo Foudation
La Fundación Omar Dengo (FOD) de Costa Rica es una organización privada, sin fines de lucro, que desde 1987 gesta y ejecuta proyectos nacionales y regionales en el campo del desarrollo humano, la innovación educativa y las nuevas tecnologías. Sus diferentes proyectos han beneficiado cientos de miles de costarricenses, incluyendo niños y jóvenes estudiantes, educadores, profesionales, personas de las comunidades y adultos mayores.
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict
The Protocol requires States who ratify it to “take all feasible measures” to ensure that members of their armed forces under the age of 18 do not take a direct part in hostilities. States must also raise the minimum age for voluntary recruitment into the armed forces from 15 years but does not require a minimum age of 18. The Protocol does, however, remind States that children under 18 are entitled to special protection and so any voluntary recruitment under the age of 18 must include sufficient safeguards. It further bans compulsory recruitment below the age of 18. States parties must also take legal measures to prohibit independent armed groups from recruiting and using children under the age of 18 in conflicts.
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
The Protocol provides definitions for the offences of ‘sale of children’, ‘child prostitution’ and ‘child pornography’. It also creates obligations on governments to criminalize and punish the activities related to these offences. It requires punishment not only for those offering or delivering children for the purposes of sexual exploitation, transfer of organs or children for profit or forced labour, but also for anyone accepting the child for these activities. The Protocol also protects the rights and interests of child victims. Governments must provide legal and other support services to child victims. This obligation includes considering the best interests of the child in any interactions with the criminal justice system. Children must also be supported with necessary medical, psychological, logistical and financial support to aid their rehabilitation and reintegration. As a complement to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, interpretation of the Optional Protocol’s text must always be guided by the principles of non-discrimination, best interests of the child and child participation.
Parents' Union on Net
Parents’ Union on Net supports promotes parents’ participation in their children’s activities online. For the past 10 years, the Parents’ Union has implemented activities to monitor harmful content as well as internet addiction. The Union also conducts information and communication ethics education. Each year, it undertakes education of more than 100 educational institutions, publication of annual reports, campaigns, seminars and other activities.
PEGI (Pan European Game Information) Online is an addition to the PEGI system and aims to give young people in Europe improved protection against unsuitable online gaming content and to educate parents on how to ensure safe online play.
Point Smart Click Safe
Find resources for helping teach your children about digital literacy skills, including technology literacy, information literacy and media literacy.
Power to Learn: Cablevision's Education Initiative
Internet tools and resources that encourage not just safe, online practices, but ethical ones on issues as wide-ranging as copyright and cyberbullying.
Profil Technology - Digital content filtering
Profil Technology is a division of Editions Profil specialized in filtering digital content. Profil Technology develops specific solutions for home use to help parents protect their children against inappropriate web content, as well as solutions adapted to businesses to help them limit legal liability, increase productivity and realize bandwidth savings when using the Internet for business purposes.
MiudosSegurosNa.Net (which means SafeKidsOnThe.Net) is a project that helps portuguese speaking families, schools and communities promoting the ethical, responsible and safe use of information and communications technologies by kids, tweens and teens.
PROTEGELES is a non-profit organisation. The main objectives of the organization are: 1) To carry out campaigns, preventive work and other kind of actions to improve children’s safety on the Internet. 2) To provide the Spanish Law Enforcement Units (Policía and Guardia Civil) with reports of illegal content on Internet so that they can eliminate child pornography webpages and locate and prosecute their authors.
Report pf Internet and At-Risk Behavior
Survey of internet and at-risk behaviors from 2008.
Safe Families is a program of TechMission, Inc. that was formed to assist parents in protecting their children from pornography and other dangers on the Internet. TechMission started in 2000 with its first program, the Association of Christian Community Computer Centers (AC4) with the goal addressing the digital divide, which is the gap between those who have access and training with computers and those without.
Safe Surfing Kids
Safesurfingkids.com was created as a resource for children and their parents to help them work together as they learn about important safety precautions to take while surfing the 'net.'
Safer Internet Programme
This program by the European Union promotes a safer Internet, and studies solutions/tools that shield minors from harmful content.
SaferNet Brazil has established itself as a national reference entity in confronting the crimes and human rights violations on the Internet, and has been institutionally strengthened at national and international capacity for mobilization and coordination, content production and technologies for coping cyber crimes and cooperation agreements signed with government institutions.
Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, comprising 28 national Save the Children organizations working in more than 110 countries to ensure the well-being of children.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is a collaborative effort among experts in the security, non-profit, academic and government fields to teach consumers, small businesses and members of the education community about Internet security. The NCSA aims to increase awareness about the risks associated with using Internet technologies and how to help protect against them, while also providing free tips, checklists and best practices for remaining safe while online.
Strategie regionale de prise en charge des enfants de la rue
Empowering people through the free flow of ideas by word and image, and by access to information and knowledge through the following themes: Access to Information; Capacity Building; Content Development; Freedom of Expression; Media Development; Memory of the World.
Symantec Family Resource Center
Symantec provides security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. The Family Resources section features cybersecurity resources for parents, educators, and law enforcement.
The Aspen Institute
This report sets forth a vision that stems from the premise that the learner needs to be at the center of novel approaches and innovative learning networks. It argues that we need to embrace innovation to create a diverse system of educational opportunities that can help each and every child reach his or her full potential.
The Business Software Alliance
The Business Software Alliance is a leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. The Business Software Alliance is an anti-piracy organization that works to shape public policies that promote technology innovation and drive economic growth.
Turkish incumbent data network operator
Turkish Communications Authority
With law number 5651 published in the gazette in May 23, 2007, the Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication organized its tasks about the content on the Internet and the law regarding fight against committed cybercrimes. Accordingly, the Internet department was established. The presidency is active under the Informational Technology and Communication presidency which consists of the president, law, technical management, informational system, administration and the president of the Internet department.
UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS)
The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) unites over 100 organisations from the public and private sector working with the Government to deliver recommendations from Dr Tanya Byron’s report Safer Children in a Digital World. Reporting directly to the Prime Minister, the Council will help to improve the regulation and education on internet use, tackling problems of online bullying, safer search features and violent video games.
UNICEF's work is carried out in 191 countries through country programmes and National Committees. Some 88 per cent of the organization's approximately 7,200 posts are located in the field, with eight regional offices and 126 country offices worldwide. UNICEF headquarters are in New York.
Verizon is working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to further the fight against child pornography and help protect children from online exploitation.
Video Game and Apps Ratings Guide
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings provide concise and objective information about the content in video games and apps so consumers, especially parents, can make informed choices.
The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) is made up of law enforcement agencies from around the world working together to fight child abuse online. The aim of the
Vodafone Safety Net
VGT is to build an effective, international partnership of law enforcement agencies that helps to protect children from online child abuse. Members come
from various national police and security agencies. Partners include the likes of Microsoft, AOL, and Vodafone, as well as:
Vodafone Safety Net is a free tool to help manage the parent's or the child's phone connections. Vodafone provides an access control system that filters out inappropriate mobile internet content for users registered with Vodafone as under 18.
Vodafone's Safety Net Mobile Manager lets parents and children to block calls and messages from specific contacts and also disable the use of features such as the camera and the internet.
Web Wise Kids is a national non-profit organization based in Southern California. Since 2000, Web Wise Kids has been committed to preventing online child victimization by providing innovative and effective tools to assist youth to stay safe online.
WISE KIDS: Promoting Innovative, Positive, and Safe Internet Use
WISE KIDS is a non-profit organisation based in Wales, UK, but it works nationally and internationally to promote innovative, positive and safe Internet use. WISE KIDS works with young people, parents, educators, youth workers, librarians, police, social workers and other professionals, public and private sector organisations and delivers innovative training programmes and consultancy to these groups in the areas of New Media, Internet and Mobile Technologies, Internet Proficiency, Literacy and Safety.
Learn how to make smart and safer choices online and get advice on using Yahoo products safely.