Children’s Ombudsman wants watchdog privacy violation on social networks




The Children’s Ombudsman wants a watchdog is that companies like Facebook and Twitter can tap as children’s privacy on social networks violated. Fingers He has launched an investigation into the privacy of children on social networks.

With the research Children’s Ombudsman Marc Dullaert wants to investigate how privacy breaches of children’s happening on social media and how it can be prevented, writes the newspaper. Dullaert responds to the case of a thirteen year old boy who was the subject of a meme. Despite repeated requests, the pictures will not be taken offline, or not at all places.

To address the issue of Dullaert has contacted Commissioner Neelie Kroes. “We’ve got more signs of children who are victims of online privacy violation. If not soon happen it would not surprise me if it comes to an international court,” the Children’s Ombudsman.

Children’s privacy is violated in more ways than just in the Netherlands on social media. Weblog Sargasso writes on the basis of statements made ​​by the Data Protection Authority that the service class carriage perhaps the privacy of children in primary schools violates massively. Via Blackboard Classroom teachers can share photos with all parents of children. According to CBP is collecting photographs subject to strict conditions. Teachers would thus violate the privacy of children sharing the photos.


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