International Efforts for Children Online Safety: A Survey
by Dittin Andrews; Sreejith Alathur; Naganna Chetty
International Journal of Web Based Communities (IJWBC), Vol. 16, No. 2, 2020

Abstract: Children online safety is a global issue and attaining international attention to address it. Often, children are vulnerable to online threats. Aim of this paper is to review children online safety issues and identify existing international efforts for reducing online risks. In this regard, efforts from available international bodies for providing online safety to children are reviewed and reported. To overcome online risks, understanding the behaviour of online ecosystem and coping after facing risks are most important. The ecosystem involves different stakeholders such as service providers, physical network, online users being connected, social media sites and tools and technology. Elimination of online risks is difficult but the intensity of risks can be reduced.

Online publication date: Mon, 04-May-2020

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