Internet safety for British school children targeted

Lessons in using the internet safely are set to become a compulsory part of the curriculum for primary school children in England from 2011.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8398763.stmAlso see:Zip it, block it, flag it: code for online safety
Children will be taught to “zip it, block it and flag it,” under a new code for internet safety to be taught in every primary school in England from the age of five.For the first time, web safety skills will be a compulsory part of the curriculum to help tackle the problem of cyber-bullying and online grooming by paedophiles.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/dec/08/code-online-safetyInternet safety rules will get tough on false pictures and privacy
False pictures posted on social networking sites will have to be removed by host companies within 24 hours of a complaint under internet safety rules published today.
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article6948127.ece

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