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UK sets out safety-focused plan to regulate Internet firms

The UK government has laid out proposals to regulate online and social media platforms, setting out the substance of its long-awaited White Paper on online harms today — and kicking off a public consultation. The Online Harms White Paper is a joint proposal from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Home ...

YouTube is disabling all comments on videos of young children

“YouTube is disabling all comments on videos featuring young children as it attempts to head off an organised ring of paedophiles who were using its site to trade clips of young girls in states of undress,” says the Guardian's Alex Hern.

In a YouTube blog post addressing the issue to creators, the company wrote: “We ...

Companies including Nestle, Epic and reportedly Disney suspend YouTube ads over child exploitation concerns

Days after a YouTube creator accused the platform of enabling a “soft-core ********** ring,” several companies have suspended advertising on the platform, including Nestle, Epic, and reportedly Disney and McDonald’s. Nestle told CNBC that all of its companies in the U.S. have paused advertising on YouTube, while a spokesperson for Epic, maker of the massively ...

YouTube under fire for recommending videos of kids with inappropriate comments

More than a year on from a child safety content moderation scandal on YouTube and it takes just a few clicks for the platform’s recommendation algorithms to redirect a search for “bikini haul” videos of adult women towards clips of ******** clad minors engaged in body contorting gymnastics or taking an icebath or ice lolly ******* ...

Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse

The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use of dating apps published by the Sunday Times yesterday. The newspaper found more than 30 cases of child **** have been investigated by police related to use of dating apps including Grindr and Tinder ...

Nothing Is More Important Than Your Child’s Safety

11.01.2011 · Posted in Family Articles

As any mum or dad knows, keeping their little one safe is a basic obligation of parenthood, and danger is available in many forms. Activities and items that seem innocent and safe can, when showed to the curiosity and resourcefulness of a young youngster, turn into risky to dangerous. Mother and father know ...