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Online Safety

# online-safety - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Column: We need a better (not just a safer) internet for kids

Children need to be taught about online safety – but we must also develop internet content specifically for children to give them opportunities to use the internet in creative and innovative ways, writes Simon Grehan.

# online-safety - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Criminals “have all details needed to use credit cards”

8,000 customers who booked weekend breaks through the insurance firm may have had their credit card details accessed.

# online-safety - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Irish girl (17) ‘forced into stripping on Skype’ by US computer hacker

The girl was allegedly forced into stripping by California’s Jared James Abrahams who has been charged with hacking into the webcams of several women.

# online-safety - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From Business ETC Facebook considers allowing access to children under 13 Facebook

Facebook considers allowing access to children under 13

The social networking giant may soon allow children aged under 13 to set up accounts with parental supervision – but why?

# online-safety - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

EU ‘falling short’ in warning kids about dangers of social networking

An EU report says the average child starts using the internet at 7 – and that kids need educating on the dangers of networking.