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Dec 2, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss the online grooming of Shamima Begum with Dal Babu, former Chief Superintendent of the Met police. Was Shamima a terrorist, or was she a victim of online radicalisation and a failed safeguarding system? Did the UK's Home Secretary Sajid Javid break UK law? What part does...


Nov 30, 2019

In this podcast we discuss the unintended consequences of sharenting, how parents' desire to share with pride or to share to shame contravenes the rights of the child to privacy and how otherwise innocent postings of children can lead to abuse. Also the difference between "data" in Europe and "speech" in the US...


Nov 16, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we talk about Safety by Design with Australia's e-Safety Commissioner Julie Inman-Grant, an American in Australia protecting children around the world. She discusses the Child Dignity Alliance, how the suicide, caused by online abuse, of a top TV presenter led to the creation of the e-Safety...


Nov 2, 2019

In this podcast we discuss Tech for Good with Chris Ashworth of Nominet. We ask why is Nominet, a Domain Name Registrar buried deep within the online digital context infrastructure concerned about the online experience of children and how they will benefit 1,000,000 young people through their public benefit strategy of...


Oct 19, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss the relationship between social media use and adolescent mental health with Professor Yvonne Kelly of University College London. Based on 11,000 14 year olds from the Millennium Cohort study, the results of this analysis show clear pathways from social media usage to depressive...