European Commission Unveils New Online Safety Guildelines

SUREN on July 07, 2009

 According to a study from MSN, more than half of teens frequently surf the web without any supervision. The research into online habits of 20,000 teenagers in Europe also revealed that 29 percent had been bullied online.

 

European Commission has unveiled new safety guidelines designed to protect youngsters online. The guidelines have been signed by a number of popular websites, including Facebook, Bebo and You Tube. The firms have agreed to implement steps that protect youngsters, such as including a “Report Abuse” button online and making the profiles of under 18s private by default.

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