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April Jones: Is the internet safer after April Jones' murder?

April Jones: Is the internet safer after April Jones’ murder?

April’s tragic case has made a difference in protecting children today, says the Internet Watch Foundation April Jones’ murder brought policies that were “game-changers” in protecting children, says one regulatory body. April, five, from Machynlleth, Powys, was abducted and killed in 2012 by Mark Bridger, who had a mass of child abuse images on his …

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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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Engineers gave a car a pair of eyes to make future roads safer for pedestrians

Engineers gave a car a pair of eyes to make future roads safer for pedestrians

In one of the most unusual experiments we’ve seen recently, researchers attached a large pair of cartoonish googly eyes to the front of a small, self-driving vehicle – and it turns out this kind of anthropomorphic modification could actually improve pedestrian safety. A pair of roving peepers on the front of driverless vehicles could, researchers …

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AI and Big Data Can Help OEMs Build Safer Vehicles and Avoid Recalls |  automotive world

AI and Big Data Can Help OEMs Build Safer Vehicles and Avoid Recalls | automotive world

Advanced data analytics and machine learning will allow OEMs to analyze real data on how vehicles behave under specific driving circumstances, writes Ron Soreanu Thirty days is June, the old saying goes. But in June 2022, automakers issued 31 recalls in the United States, averaging more than one a day. Recalls were carried out by …

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Perspective: How can we make the Internet safer for children?  Give more power to parents

Perspective: How can we make the Internet safer for children? Give more power to parents

From cyberbullying and peer pressure to explicit content and websites that promote self-harm and dangerous fads, even the most cautious child can stumble upon online dangers. As tweens and teens spend an average of an hour watching online videos each day, they are regularly exposed to content that their parents would never allow them to …

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Tribute to Peter Eckersley, who made the internet a safer place for everyone

Tribute to Peter Eckersley, who made the internet a safer place for everyone

With deep sadness, EFF mourns the loss of our friend, technologist, activist and cybersecurity expert Peter Eckersley. Peter worked at EFF for a dozen years and was EFF’s Chief IT Officer for many of them. Peter has been a tremendous force in making the internet a safer place. He was recently diagnosed with colon cancer …

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California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

A girl looks at her computer screen Alain Jocard | AFP | Getty Images The California state legislature this week passed a bill that, if passed, would require online platforms to take additional steps to ensure their services are safe for young users. On Monday, the state Senate unanimously approved the California Age-Appropriate Design Code …

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