All posts tagged: children’s privacy
The age-appropriate rubber dinghies of the sunlit uplands
A thought experiment: what if we talked about the over-60s’ screen time the way we talk about young people’s screen time?
Postcard from a Challenger Kid
A wonk across the rooftops
The UNICEF Manifesto on better governance of children’s data
How to create a world as age appropriate as apple pie
A true story about what happens when "age appropriate" is allowed to become a subjective and politicised decision about how information is filtered to the young people who need it the most.
Safeguarding children’s privacy – the right way
When I retired from open source projects in February, I did so with more than a little curiosity about what new opportunities would come up to fill the void. That’s how life works, after all. Here is the first one.
The biggest threat to children’s privacy
Yesterday I had the misfortune of discovering an appalling violation of children's privacy rights: a piece of keylogging stalkerware being sold as a "safeguarding" tool for parents, packaged in a hysterical scare story about sexting.
Just how bad is the ICO’s draft age appropriate design code?
The draft Code is a recipe for creating a generation of children who will grow up sheltered, shattered, and shamed, as their outlooks and formative experiences are defined by safety warnings, age gates, and privatised surveillance.