Online child exploitation is a horrific crime that requires a whole-of-society approach. Microsoft has a long-standing commitment to child online protection. First and foremost, as … Read more
In a win for online shoppers, Facebook and eBay have signed up to agreements to better identify, investigate and respond to fake and misleading reviews … Read more
It’s a new year and a new decade, and teens and adults around the world hope that respect, safety and freedom will define online life … Read more
Russia will carry out tests on Monday on the reliability of its domestic internet infrastructure in the event that the country is disconnected from the … Read more
Microsoft cooperated with three British schoolgirls to create a tool to tackle bullying and loneliness
Three schoolgirls from the UK have worked with Microsoft to create an app that tackles bullying and loneliness.
Twelve-year-old Kaja and 13-year-olds Eylem and Wiktoria, … Read more
Tim Berners-Lee, a British engineer credited with having invented the World Wide Web in 1989, has released an ambitious plan detailing steps for better online … Read more
Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000-pound fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica, Britain’s … Read more
Australia is taking Google to court over geolocation data-collection practices.
The Australian Consumer Commission (ACC) has filed a lawsuit on allegations that the electronics behemoth … Read more
The Guardian reports that Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports … Read more
Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, … Read more
Hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers were exposed in an open online database, the company confirmed Wednesday, in the latest example of Facebook’s … Read more
Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those … Read more
Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations its YouTube video service collected personal data on children without their parents’ consent.
The company agreed to … Read more
German cybercrime experts brought down a child pornography platform on the darknet following months of intensive investigation, authorities in the German state of the Mecklenburg-Western … Read more
Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada’s public safety minister hinted after announcing an increase … Read more