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Law Commission Publishes Recommendations to Tackle Online Abuse

23 July 2021

The law commission has published new recommendations to address harm online through protecting victims of online abuse as well as aiming to protect freedom of expression.

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Safer Internet Day 2021 shortlisted for two prestigious awards

22 July 2021

The most successful Safer Internet Day ever has received further recognition from The Charity Times Awards and The Independent Agency Awards.

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That’s a wrap for a fantastic Childnet Film Competition 2021!

21 July 2021

We are celebrating the creativity, filmmaking skills, and online safety knowledge of scores of entries across the Primary, Secondary and Storyboard categories of the Childnet Film Competition.

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UK Safer Internet Centre Responds to the New Online Media Literacy Strategy, Launched to Combat Misinformation Online

19 July 2021

Last week (14th July 2021) Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister for Digital and Culture, launched a new Online Media Literacy Strategy to help users make informed and safer decisions online. Find out which resources were put forward in our latest blog.

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ProjectEVOLVE - Knowledge Map Feature has Launched

16 July 2021

UKSIC partners SWGfL are pleased to announce that the long anticipated Knowledge Map feature for ProjectEVOLVE has now officially launched for school years 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 10.

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Reporting Racism Online

14 July 2021

Following the Euro 2020 Final on Sunday 11th July, the internet saw a huge range of support and celebration for the players who worked extremely hard to reach a major tournament final. However, unfortunately, there were also a lot of negative and hate filled messages shared online and offline directed towards Black players.

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Report Harmful Content – Why Is This Service So Important?

09 July 2021

We spoke with Kathryn Tremlett, Manager of Report Harmful Content (RHC), to discuss the importance of RHC and the impact it has had since it first began.

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Five tips for talking about online safety with young children

06 July 2021

Whatever their stage of development, it is important that any child using the internet understands what to do and who to talk to when they need help. This blog from Childnet gives parents and carers five top tips about how and when to start sharing online safety messages with younger children.

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Government Launches New Online Safety Guidance for Tech Companies

02 July 2021

The government has produced new guidance around protecting users online in response to smaller tech firms feeling less confident in incorporating online safety measures.

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Looking at Safer Internet Day 2021– Four Months On

01 July 2021

Susie Hargreaves OBE, Chief Executive of the Internet Watch Foundation and Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre, looks back on the impact Safer Internet Day had, and looks forward to a safer internet in 2022.