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Digital Agenda: further action needed to safeguard children - Commission report

posted on 13 September, 2011   (public)

In a report presented on 13 September, the European Commission reviewed how Member States are implementing EU Recommendations ensuring that children can enjoy the digital world confidently and safely.

Member States and industry are increasingly making efforts to implement EU Recommendations dating from 1998 and 2006 on the protection of minors using audiovisual and online services. The report however points out that the measures taken have been insufficient overall.

Europa Rapid press release IP/11/1026

http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/11/1026&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en

Commission Report on the Protection of Minors "Protecting Children in the Digital World"

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2011:0556:FIN:EN:PDF

Commission Staff Working Paper accompanying the report

http://ec.europa.eu/avpolicy/docs/reg/minors/2011_report/swp_en.pdf

Source: Europe's Information Society

http://europa.eu/rapid/