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Jul 4, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss the fledgling Online SafetyTech Industry Association, OSTIA, with its Chair Ian Stevenson. Can a UK tech collective effectively tackle the Online Harms that US social media companies can't, or won't? Has "the internet" reached a Strategic Inflection Point and what would that mean?...


Jun 21, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we talk to Rabbi Diana Gerson about the Jewish faith and its role in safeguarding children online, as well as Rabbi Gerson’s interfaith approach to the issue. Shomrim, mesirah, halakha, Yiddishkeit and how being more like Moses are all explored in relation to safeguarding children in the...


Jun 6, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we talk with Eleanor Kelly Gaetan, Director of Government Relations for the National Centre on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) about the American legal system and US Federal legislation which is passed will have global ramifications. Although the EARN IT Act has bi-partisan support, "big tech...


May 26, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss with Director of Perspective Economics Sam Donaldson, the DCMS sponsored inaugural report on the UK SafetyTech industry. Forwarded by Caroline Dinenage, the Minister of State for Digital and Culture, the report defines SafetyTech and explores its aims and ambitions, its funding,...


May 23, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss with Simone Vibert, Senior Policy and Public Affairs Analyst, the unique powers of the Children's Commissioner's Office, what they are and what they aren't, the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on child online safety, the mental health services chasm, whether there's a fundamental...