£25m campaign to protect child safety on the internet

Under new measures to protect child safety on the internet agreed by Prime Minister David Cameron and Internet Service Providers (ISPs), a £25m internet safety campaign will be carried out over a three-year period.

The campaign will help advise millions of parents on how best to protection their children and use the filters.

Here is a guideline of some of the introduced measures:

  • Computer skills training for adults and ISPs to work with children on internet awareness and how best to stay safe.
  • ISPs to act as a point of contact for people.
  • The six largest public Wi-Fi providers across the UK: Arquiva, BT, Sky, Nomad, Virgin Media and 02, covering 90% of the market, have confirmed they have switched on family friendly filters in all areas where children might access the internet.

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