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Online Safety in the News 06/05/16

Our roundup of the key Online Safety news stories from the past two weeks.

BBC and Google team up with Internet Matters safety group
Google and the BBC have become the first official partners of Internet Matters, and will provide support and resources to the online child safety group.
Story from: BT.com

Joanna Shields: The UK is leading the world in online safety
The rapid increase in the amount of time children spend online means keeping them safe from harm is a moving target. We all have a responsibility to play our part.
Story from: Politics Homes

Amazon liable for “unfair billing” in apps for kids
A US federal judge found Amazon liable for unfairly billing parents for in-app purchases made by children, following a case filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Story from: Mobile World Live

Protecting your children from online predators and grooming is now a crucial part of modern parenting
Carolyn Bunting of child protection organisation Internet Matters on what you can do to keep your kids safe from online predators.
Story from: Mirror

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