"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
instrumentGood practice guidance for search service providers and advice to the public on how to search safely

United Kingdomweb
instrumentGood Practice Guidance for the Moderation of Interactive Services for Children

United Kingdomweb
instrumentGood practice guidance for the providers of social networking and other user interactive services - updated 2010

United Kingdomweb
instrumentGood Practice Models and Guidance for the Internet Industry On: Chat Services, Instant Messaging, Web-based Services

United Kingdomweb
instrumentPromoting Internet Safety Through Public Awareness Campaigns Guidance for Using Real Life Examples Involving Children or Young People

United Kingdomweb
instrumentRec. on measures to promote the freedom of expression and information with regard to Internet filters

instrumentRichtlijn voor chatrooms

instrumentSafer Social Networking Principles

instrumentSubcode of Conduct for Search Engine Providers of the Association of Voluntary Self-Regulating Multimedia Service Providers


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