ICO Blog: As the Children’s code comes in – what’s next?


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Aug 25th '21
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Stephen Bonner, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Executive Director of Regulatory Futures and Innovation.

 

The transition year is up and the Children’s code comes fully into force on 2 September. It’s a ground breaking code that creates a better internet for children by ensuring online services likely to be accessed by children, respect a child’s rights and freedoms when using their personal data.

 

As you’d expect it’s already having an impact on these services. Facebook, Google, Instagram, TikTok and others have all made significant changes to their child privacy and safety measures recently.

 

As the first-of-its kind, it’s also having an influence globally. Members of the US Senate and Congress have called on major US tech and gaming companies to voluntarily adopt the standards in the ICO’s code for children in America. The Data Protection Commission in Ireland is preparing to introduce the Children’s Fundamentals to protect children online, which links closely to the code and follows similar core principles.

 

Read the full article, here.

 

Source: ICO

 

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