This thematic paper is published by the EUCPN Secretariat in connection with one of the EU priorities, more specifically cybercrime. It focusses on the prevention of risks children encounter online.
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- European Union
- Child sexual exploitation
- EUCPN Output
- Policy paper
In Austria the number of complaints involving cybercrime rose from 10,010 in 2015 to 13,103 in 2016, which is an increase by about 31 per cent. To counter the massive increase in ransomware, a special investigation team termed CLAVIS was set up in June 2016.
There are several studies focusing on school bullying. however its online version, cyberbullying, is a less researched area: it only emerged by the spreading of Internet and mobile communication technology. Even today, few programmes where tested properly. Nevertheless, online bullying requires a complex management strategy. TABBY in Internet (JLS/2009-2010/DAP/AG) is a complex action research managed through the years 2011 and 2012, with the participation of 5 European countries.
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- European Union
This project examined European research on cultural, contextual and risk issues in children's safe use of the internet and new media across 21 countries. All project outputs and reports are posted on the related website. Also provided is a searchable database of European research on children's experience online, best practice research FAQs and resources for researching children's internet use.
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- United Kingdom
iCoach is a Child Focus training programme, proposed by the Federal Public Service (FPS) Home Affairs for the police and the prevention services of towns and municipalities in order to train any person wishing to take action for the protection of minors on the internet.
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