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 Thursday, January 13, 2011
Parental filters miss one in five threats

UK parents are the strictest in Europe when it come to their children's Internet use, with more than half installing filtering software. But even for the children protected, over 20 per cent of harmful content will make it through, according to two new reports released by European Commissioners.

The authors of the first report, Benchmarking of parental control tools for the online protection of children, tested 31 sets of tools for PCs, games consoles and mobile phones, designed to monitor usage as well as blocking pornography and other harmful content.

 

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