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May 20, 2019

Former CTO for BT, Peter Cochrane OBE proposes “Truth Engines” as an antidote to the algorithm-driven social media world which defines the digital context in which children are immersed and in which they face a range of harms, pervading all of which is an absence or a distortion of Truth.

Can we accurately and...


May 7, 2019

Nick Newman, Defence, Security and Public Safety expert within PA Consulting's Vulnerabilities team guides us through their report The Tangled Web, in response to the UK Government's Online Harms White paper.

We define Child Sexual Exploitation Abuse and discuss the "tradecraft" of predatory pedophiles, we explore the...


Apr 24, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast with Martha Evans, Director of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, we define bullying, discuss the link between online and offline bullying, explore the impact of this on children's attainment at schools, reveal why a high incidence of bullying reports may not be a bad thing, suggest what...


Apr 12, 2019

Rudd Apsey, Director of the Digital Policy Alliance (DPA) guides us through the intricacies of Age Verification. What is it, how does it work, who does it apply to and is it secure? Will we need Age Verification for everyone? Will it lead to a dystopian society where free speech is suppressed, or is it a tool for...


Mar 29, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast, Lucy Betts Associate Professor of Psychology of Nottingham Trent University, takes us through her "three-factor" scale of cyberbullying and cyber-victimisation, how a school's well run anti-bullying policy can actually hide cyberbullying, and how someone can be a victim of cyberbullying...