NMHH’s Internet Hotline to take action against unauthorised online sharing of images and videos in February campaign
In 2018, two reports of online infringement were submitted a day to the Internet Hotline (IH), the legal advisory service of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH), with the most common categories being phishing and content made accessible without consent.
“Yes awkward” campaign reloaded: a microsite to provide guidance and vloggers to offer advice in support of safer internet use for kids
The campaign launched by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) to raise awareness of its Internet Hotline legal advisory service continues this year as well.
“Yes awkward”: the new campaign of the NMHH explains online infringements using emojis
The advertisements mainly targeting children of 11 to 16 years of age provide guidance for recognizing problems as well as dealing with them.
A new algorithm takes up the fight against sexual predators
Nearly 13 percent of children chatting online have received unwanted sexual solicitations. Researchers at Purdue University in the USA have now developed an algorithm which is capable of identifying sexual predators online.
What is the difference between offline and online bullying in practice?
Offline bullying includes, for example, bullying, teasing and name-calling at school, while online bullying, or cyberbullying, takes place on the internet, through computers and mobile phones.
Why is sexting risky?
Sexting is when someone sends erotic photos/videos taken of himself/herself or sexually explicit text messages to a friend or acquaintance by mobile phone or over the internet.
What protection does legislation provide against cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying means online intimidation and/or harassment. It has many forms, but what is common in all of them is that they are committed with malicious intent over the internet using computers or mobile devices.
What are fake profiles?
Creating a fake profile means registering with a name other than one’s own by misusing someone else’s identity or using a fictitious person’s identity.