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Instrument of self-regulation

Good Practice Models and Guidance for the Internet Industry On: Chat Services, Instant Messaging, Web-based Services
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United Kingdom
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youth protection

This document sets out a series of models of good practice for the provision of different kinds of internet services by a range of companies and organisations who are active in the online world. It is intended primarily as a guide to commercial or other organisations, or individuals, who are already providing online services or are considering doing so in the future. As a public document, it will also be of interest to internet users.

It was prepared by the Home Office Task Force on Child Protection on the internet, a unique collaboration between the internet industry, Government and main opposition parties, law enforcement and children’s interests.

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Available on the website since October 30, 2008