We must protect our kids online...
Daily Mirror|January 18, 2022
ROYAL BACKS CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE WEB ABUSE
SOPHIE, COUNTESS OF WESSEX

For my generation, as children, we could hardly have imagined the exciting opportunities the internet offers.

To believe that endless information would be readily available at the tap of a button, that touchscreen technology would open a world of creativity, that we would be able to communicate with people from all over the globe and see them in real time, was the stuff of sci-fi movies and well beyond our individual reach.

Now we cannot contemplate ever being without it. Young people today are incredibly tech-literate and, for them, there's no difference between their online and offline lives. But the online world remains a Wild West, with few spaces where children are truly safe to explore.

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