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It's time to end the Wild West of the Web

Kumari, Pooja (2018) It's time to end the Wild West of the Web. Parenting for a Digital Future (14 Sep 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Rapidly developing technology and the ubiquity of social media means that there is increasing risk of child sexual exploitation or abuse online. A recent NSPCC FOI investigation found there were more than 3,000 police-recorded offences for sexual communication with a child in England and Wales in 2017/18 alone. In this post, Pooja Kumari introduces the NSPCC's new Wild West Web campaign which aims to ensure that the government introduces robust and effective regulation of social media platforms. Pooja is a Senior Policy Officer for Child Safety Online at the NSPCC.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/parenting4digitalfuture/201...
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Collections > Parenting for a Digital Future
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2019 16:40
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/91817

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