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 Thursday, 13 January 2011
Digital Agenda: survey highlights strengths and weaknesses of parental control programmes

Parents in the EU are not keeping an eye on their children's online activities, according to a new survey which found that just a quarter of parents in the bloc keep track of cyber bullying and sexual grooming of their children on the Internet.

A survey that interviewed both parents and their offspring across the EU found that children's online access of pornography, sexual targeting by strangers and offline meetings with strangers met on the Web went largely unnoticed by their parents.


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