Internet Safety Day

6 Feb

February 6 is Internet Safety Day, highlighting issues related to children and their experiences online.

Organized by the EU’s Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding, the day is intended to educate both adults and children. Events are being held in 31 countries, with schools and businesses working together to raise awareness regarding the dangers children face online.

This year, 20 European mobile phone companies have signed an agreement intended to offer greater protection for children using mobile phones.

Why hasn’t this day gotten more press in the United States? Should we be following Europe’s lead on these matters?

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