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UK “secure by design” vs Australian “safety by design”

Pothong, Kruakae and Livingstone, Sonia ORCID: 0000-0002-3248-9862 (2021) UK “secure by design” vs Australian “safety by design”. Parenting for a Digital Future (29 Sep 2021). Blog Entry.

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While the Covid-19 pandemic has sent internet use to record levels among both children and adults, UK household adoption of connected devices has been growing steadily. The more digitally connected our lives are, the more our and our children’s safety depends on these technologies being safe to use within various social contexts. But, what does it take to be safe in the digital environment? In this blog, Kruakae Pothong and Sonia Livingstone compare the UK government’s approach to children’s online safety to that of Australia and discuss the implications for children’s rights in the digital world.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2021 12:36
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:17

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