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# Online Safety

Last month
March 2024
Opinion: How did we ever believe self-regulation by tech platforms would be a good idea?
Noeline Blackwell
This year
AI algorithms pushing content 'romanticising' suicide to children, Oireachtas Committee hears
EU Commission warns Ireland must tackle online terrorist content
Tumblr latest platform to challenge Ireland’s incoming online safety regulations
Last year
Irish media regulator asks public for their input on new online safety rules for social media
Ireland's new media regulator explains how his team will tackle the most harmful online content
TikTok fined €345 million by Ireland's data watchdog over processing of children’s data
One in four primary school children report being cyber-bullied in the past year
Coimisiún na Meán: Ireland's new watchdog on using 'teeth' to take on social media giants
30% of children told they can go online 'whenever they want', survey finds
All time
'Cyber-flashing' to be tackled under new online safety legislation
Complaints system for social media content to be set up by 2024
Expert panel to examine an individual complaints system for harmful online content established
Minister says Online Safety Bill has 'real teeth' but campaigners highlight lack of complaints procedure
Cabinet expected to sign off on scrapping of isolation for close contacts with no symptoms
Over a third of pre-teens are gaming online with people they don't know
Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders
Management in tech firms based in Ireland could face prosecution if harmful content is not removed
Dr Mary Aiken: As Ireland is a hub for tech companies, we should be leading the way on online safety
Dr Mary Aiken
Internet companies who break online safety rules could be blocked in Ireland under new law
Gardaí concerned about children who 'live online but don't realise the dangers'
Government officials clashed over roles on regulating children's access to porn after Ana Kriegel trial
Poll: Should children be taught online safety as part of the curriculum in primary school?
Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online
Tánaiste says stricter online safety rules are needed: 'The days of self-regulation are over'
Minister says 'porn block' law needs to be considered, but says privacy issues also a concern
Is it an internet hoax? 'No reports' of Momo challenge to authorities
Minister raises age verification issues with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg
32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week
Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook
Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members
Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?
'It's almost like parents are blaming the platform itself': Teenagers have been educating TDs on online safety
Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?
TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'
Poll: Do online trolls put you off using social media?
Twitter to clamp down on trolls as new safety features unveiled
Children online: 'Is 13 the appropriate age for digital consent?'
Avril Ronan
Facebook launches advice site with tips on how to keep children safe online
BBC's website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out