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Dec 19, 2020

In this Safeguarding Podcast with Susie Alegre, international human rights lawyer and Barrister Associate at Doughty Street Chambers, we discuss Facebook's mind-machine interface. What impact does this have on our rights to private thought? Does this make the “Forgotten Right” even more of an imperative than...


Dec 5, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss with Lydia Grace of the Samaritans their industry guidelines for managing self-harm and suicide content on websites and how to keep vulnerable people safe online. What was the motivation behind these guidelines? Is self-harming an effective coping strategy? What's the...


Nov 21, 2020

COVID has of course impacted us all, but children especially so and in many different ways. Based on her presentation at the 2020  Inside Government's Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation conference, in this Safeguarding Podcast we discuss with Sheila Taylor MBE, CEO of the NWG Network, the impact of COVID on children,...


Nov 7, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss with Sonia Livingstone OBE her book "Parenting for a Digital Future". How can parents derive maximum benefit for their children from the phenomenon of the risk-infused online space and digital technology in general? Is "screen time" relevant? Is it true that today's children, born...


Oct 24, 2020

In this Safeguarding Podcast I'm joined by Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner and Executive Director of the Information Commissioner's Office to discuss the Age Appropriate Design Code.

Online data sits at the heart of the digital services that children use every day. From the moment a young person opens an app, data is...