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ICT Coalition Bulletin

This is the latest issue of the ICT Coalition for Children Online news bulletin. It aims at giving an indication of some actions and initiatives carried out by members of the ICT C...
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This is the latest issue of the ICT Coalition for Children Online news bulletin. It aims at giving an indication of some actions and initiatives carried out by members of the ICT Coalition for children online.

We all have great power. We all have great responsibility.

At Orange, we’re joining forces across the world so that our customers can use and manage their digital services securely, responsibly and confidently. Our ambition is to help shape a world whe...
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At Orange, we’re joining forces across the world so that our customers can use and manage their digital services securely, responsibly and confidently.

Our ambition is to help shape a world where everyone uses digital technologies in a safe and enlightened way, and we have translated this vision into an advertising campaign. The first stage begins with one of life’s key milestones: when children receive their first smartphone. In order to more closely reflect our customers’ real experiences, the message rings true across all of our operating countries. More here.

The #SaferInternet4EU Campaign

On Safer Internet Day 2018, the Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel launched the EU-wide #SaferInternet4EU Campaign at an event at the European Parliament in Strasbou...
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On Safer Internet Day 2018, the Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel launched the EU-wide #SaferInternet4EU Campaign at an event at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

The campaign federates efforts from different stakeholders at EU and national level to improve awareness on digital challenges and opportunities for children. Throughout 2018, a range of #SaferInternet4EU initiatives across Europe will reach children, young people, parents, teachers, and other EU citizens to become empowered and responsible digital users.


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Age of consent in the GDPR: updated mapping of recent national guidance

The general rule provides for a parental consent requirement for all youth under 16 years old in situations where information society services are offered directly to them, and consent is the legitima...
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The general rule provides for a parental consent requirement for all youth under 16 years old in situations where information society services are offered directly to them, and consent is the legitimation ground that is relied upon. However, Member States may choose to deviate and decide to lower the age threshold to 15, 14, or 13 years. In preparation for the implementation of the GDPR, national (draft) implementation acts, national consultations or guidance by Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) have been published across the EU. Although in many countries no final decisions have been taken, preliminary research into a selection of national approaches, based on official and public documents, shows that a fragmented landscape is gradually emerging. The full and updated article is available here

Latest edition of the ICT Coalition Bulletin

This is the latest issue of the ICT Coalition for Children Online news bulletin. It aims at giving an indication of planned events and ongoing initiatives organised by the members. 
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This is the latest issue of the ICT Coalition for Children Online news bulletin. It aims at giving an indication of planned events and ongoing initiatives organised by the members. 

The ICT Coalition for Children Online position on the AVMSD

The members of the ICT Coalition for Children Online  welcome in principle the proposals of the European Commission on the role of self- and/or co-regulation as a means of ensuring the protection...
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The members of the ICT Coalition for Children Online  welcome in principle the proposals of the European Commission on the role of self- and/or co-regulation as a means of ensuring the protection of minors, subject to further details on how this would look in practice.

The position of the ICT Coaltion is outlined in the attached paper.

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New edition of the ICT Coalition bulletin

This is the latest issue of the ICT Coalition for Children Online news bulletin. It aims at giving an indication of planned events and ongoing initiatives.
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This is the latest issue of the ICT Coalition for Children Online news bulletin.

It aims at giving an indication of planned events and ongoing initiatives.

We have a new member

We are glad to announce that Liberty Global has joined the ICT Coalition for Children on line in the effort to make internet a safer and better place for children and young people.
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We are glad to announce that Liberty Global has joined the ICT Coalition for Children on line in the effort to make internet a safer and better place for children and young people.

ICT Coalition for Children Online has a new member

We are glad to announce that Twitter has joined the ICT Coalition for Children on line in the effort to make internet a safer and better place for children and young people.
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We are glad to announce that Twitter has joined the ICT Coalition for Children on line in the effort to make internet a safer and better place for children and young people.

Promoting Education and Awareness Raising on Usage of Parental Control

FSM, the Germany based body for Voluntary Self-Monitoring of Multimedia Service Providers, created an animated video on the use of parental control software in Germany, also available in English langu...
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FSM, the Germany based body for Voluntary Self-Monitoring of Multimedia Service Providers, created an animated video on the use of parental control software in Germany, also available in English language. The video explains to the interested public and especially parents how parental control software works in Germany. Please share the video with your contacts and publish it if you like.

You can find the video on FSM's website:
English version: www.fsm.de/youth-protection/parental-control-software
German version: www.fsm.de/jugendschutz/jugendschutzprogramme
Please also visit our new YouTube-Channel: www.youtube.de/FSMBerlin

You can embed the video in your website by using the embedding-feature of YouTube or the following iframes:
English video:


German video: