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Sep 19, 2019

As Apple launch their Arcade games store, this safeguarding podcast explores and explains some of the nefarious practices that some online games companies use to exploit children and expose them to harmful and illegal online gambling. 


Sep 9, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast we talk to Holly Bentley and Martha Kirby of the NSPCC about the 2019 edition of the NSPCC's "How Safe are our Children" report, which this year focusses on the online digital context. This podcast explores the 10 indicators that form the framework of the report and is an ideal companion for...


Aug 27, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast, Will Gardner CEO of Childnet International discusses international aspects of safeguarding in the online digital context. We explore international projects such as Project deShame, how young people can be empowered to protect themselves and other young people online, the power of...


Aug 12, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast, Professor Sonia Livingstone OBE discusses the Online Harms white paper, whether the UNCRC is fit for the digital age and why the USA hasn't signed up to it, whether the FTC's COPPA "digital age of consent" should be raised to 16 and why it's 13 in the first place, and how social media...


Aug 3, 2019

In this safeguarding podcast, David Wright Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre at SWGfL discusses digital ghost stories, Brexit, the ICO's Age Appropriate design code, Age Verification and the "digital age of consent", the Online Harms white paper, how safeguarding in the online digital context can be better...