Access to the Internet may bring great benefits but also a number of risks, especially for our youngsters. Therefore, codes of conduct, systems to notify suspected online abuse, are very much needed.
Child protection policies in International Telecom Companies regarding their products and services
and how they manage the collaboration with key stakeholders is
analysed by Recalde, M., Sádaba, C. & Gutiérrez, E. (2015). Telecommunication Industry Contributions to Child Online Protection [Aportaciones del sector de telecomunicaciones
a la protección en línea del menor]. Comunicar, 45.
Their findings show interesting insights among the most significant policies pursued by the sector such as
self-regulation, product innovation regarding protection tools and a network of collaborations with stakeholders that has been established as an opportunity for facilitating new policies and strategies.