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Safer Internet Day: How the EU Children’s Directive should be

As many of you already know, a proposal for a directive aimed at combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children, as well as child pornography, is currently being debated in the European Parliament. On the occasion of the celebration in Europe of Safe Internet Day, we at PROTEGELES would like to salute such …

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THE CONVERSATION: How parents' internet addiction can fuel their children's - and what to do about it

THE CONVERSATION: How parents’ internet addiction can fuel their children’s – and what to do about it

Teenagers are often accused of being addicted to their mobile devices, but new research shows that they often just model the behavior of their parents. Sure, we all use digital devices for work, fun, and socializing, but too much screen time can be harmful. There is “digital addiction” and it is characterized by excessive and …

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Malibu Barbie: A children's toy or the new internet drama?

Malibu Barbie: A children’s toy or the new internet drama?

While one side of the internet mourned the loss of an international icon, Queen Elizabeth II, another kind of icon was rising on the Twitter trending page: Trisha Paytas. The ever-dramatic Youtuber and influencer posted that she gave birth around the same time the internet learned the Queen had died. This started a viral rumor: …

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