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The following is from Elliot Schrage, VP, Global Communications and Public Affairs discussing their “Online child safety initiatives” four scenarios that characterize the online interactions of children and the content they encounter:
- When a child isn’t actively seeking objectionable content online, and doesn’t encounter any, no action is needed.
- When a child isn’t seeking objectionable content, but comes across it inadvertently, ISPs and other online services, like Google, and child safety organizations can provide tools and resources to help families effectively monitor their child’s online interactions.
- When a child is actively seeking out objectionable content online and finds it, parents are primarily responsible for devising a solution.
- When a child isn’t seeking out objectionable content, but someone deliberately forces such content on them, this amounts to exploitation — and requires government involvement and cooperation by ISPs and other online services.
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