22 October 2020 Andy Robinson

SWGfL Talk Online Safety in Podcast Series

Our partners at SWGfL continue to record informative and regular podcasts on a variety of topics around online safety. Find…

21 October 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Black inventors and pioneers who have influenced the way we use the internet and technology today

October is UK Black History Month. As part of Childnet’s recognition of Black History Month, we wanted to recognise some of the Black individuals…

9 October 2020 Andy Robinson

Government says new online harms legislation is expected to be ready next year

MPs have called for guarantees on funding to make the internet a safer place as the Government says new online…

8 October 2020 Andy Robinson

Project Evolve – The Future of Digital Education

Ken Corish, the Online Safety Director at SWGfL as well as the creator of ProjectEVOLVE talks about how essential this digital…

7 October 2020 Andy Robinson

‘Disturbing’ rise in videos of children who have been groomed into filming their own abuse

Videos and images where children have been manipulated into recording their own abuse now make up nearly half of all…

5 October 2020 Becca Cawthorne

Safer Internet Day 2021 Supporters registration now open!

Schools and organisations are now able to register as a Safer Internet Day Supporter to share what they are doing for the day!

30 September 2020 Andy Robinson

New data: thousands of schools need more help to tackle online safety effectively

Experts say new data indicates schools need more support to address online safety issues at a time where young people…

28 September 2020 Andy Robinson

Hundreds of individual victims in videos of “self-generated” child sexual abuse in one week

In one week alone, analysts saw almost 700 individual girls being exploited and coerced into filming their own abuse. This…

16 September 2020 Becca Cawthorne

UK theme for Safer Internet Day 2021 announced

Safer Internet Day is on 9th February 2021 and will be celebrated in the UK with the theme: An internet we trust: exploring…

11 September 2020 UK SIC

New Laws Proposed by Law Commission to Protect Victims of Online Abuse

Today, the law commission has proposed new laws to protect victims from harmful online behaviour. This article looks at what…

10 September 2020 Andy Robinson

Nominet partner with Childnet & SWGfL for Children’s Online Safety Programme

Nominet have launched the new Children’s Online Safety Programme along with Childnet and SWGfL

26 August 2020 Andy Robinson

IWF Release New Reporting Portal for Madagascar

For the first time, people in Madagascar will have a safe and anonymous place to report criminal images and videos…