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Protecting Minors

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Protecting Minors

The revolution in information technology has meant that a global audience now has access to an unprecedented amount of information and services. The myriad benefits have been widely discussed, however, due consideration should also be given to possible areas of concern, particularly those affecting young people who are frequently amongst the first to adapt to new technology and are often unaware of the risks that this may present.


Concern about mobile content posing risks to to children has prompted co-regulatory and self regulatory initiatives by operators. Caroline Dewing of Vodafone's Global Standards team explains their approach.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 33 Issue 4
Issue Date:
October 2005
Privacy, Safety, Security

Vol 33 Issue 4 Features

The 3G Roadmap 12.10.2005
Special Report: Content for Mobiles 12.10.2005
Special Report: Regulating Mobile Content 12.10.2005
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