Safe Internet

The following resources on Internet safety and children are provided or supported by governments.

EU Kids OnlineEuropean Union: EU Kids Online project
Funded by the European Commission Safer Internet plus Programme, the EU Kids Online project (2006-2009) will examine research carried out in 18 member states into how children and young people use the internet and new media.

European Union: Safer Internet plus programme
The programme aims to promote safer use of the Internet and new online technologies, particularly for children, and to fight against illegal content and content unwanted by the end-user, as part of a coherent approach by the European Union.

European Union: Insafe - Europe's Internet safety portal
Insafe is a network of national nodes that coordinate Internet safety awareness in Europe.

USA: Project Safe Childhood
Created by the US Deparment of Justice, Project Safe Childhood (PSC) aims to combat the proliferation of technology-facilitated sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Endorsed by the U.S. Congress, i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere.

USA: NetSmartz Workshop
Supported in part by the United States Congress and United States Department of Justice, the NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource seeking to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.

Canada's site for the National Strategy for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation on the Internet.

Australia: Cybersmart
The Cybersmart program is a national cybersafety education programme managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to promoting online safety for children and young people. The Cybersmart programme includes information, activities, resources and advice for children, young people and parents to help them safely enjoy the online world, as well as offering training and resources for schools and materials for library staff.

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