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Germany: Discussion about risks for children on the Internet

Published on: 03.09.07
Source: heise online

The permanent representation of saxony-anhalt will discuss in Berlin about risks and illegal content on the Internet. Proceedings against owners of child pornography has been redoubled, so the report of the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung. The public prosecutor's office has registered already 800 proceedings this year.

The focus of the discussion will be the question, how children and young persons can be protected while chatting online. The minister of justice from saxony-anhalt, Angela Kolb has mentioned that children often have met pedophiles subsequently to their online chats.

Read the whole article in German language here.


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