"YPRT - Youth Protection Roundtable" was a project of the Digital Opportunities Foundation in 2006 - 2009.
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Organisations and instruments of self-regulation play an important role in the achievement of properly working youth protection. But as the experts' survey results from YPRT revealed, the differences in knowledge about and trust in self-regulation in the European countries are tremendous.

Therefore the project has set-up a database on self-regulation. In the table below organisations icon for organisation and instruments icon for instrument can be found in alphabetical order. When clicking on the header of a column the order changes according to the chosen scope. Clicking on the title leads to the chosen entry providing more detailed information and a short description of the organisation or instrument.

The database is work in progress. It will be updated continuously and completed step by step. If you know of any organisation or instrument of self-regulation not listed below, we would highly welcome your input via email to kunze@yprt.eu

icon for organisationicon for instrumentTitle Geographical scopeContent-related scope
instrumentCode of practice for the self-regulation of new forms of content on mobiles

United Kingdommobile
instrumentEuropean Framework for Safer Mobile Use by Younger Teenagers and Children

instrumentIndustry Code of Practice for the use of mobile phone technology to provide passive location services in the UK

United Kingdommobile

Czech Republicmobile
instrumentSelf-regulatory Code for the responsible selling of mobile telephony

United Kingdommobile
instrumentNICAM Sub-statutes on DVD/video films

instrumentGuidance to Broadcasters on the Regulation of Interactive Television Services

United Kingdomtv
instrumentNICAM Sub-statutes Films

instrumentNICAM Sub-statutes Television

instrumentSelf-regulation code on TV content for children


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