EU, Apple, Others Launch Child Internet Safety Coalition

Law360, New York (December 2, 2011, 7:56 PM EST) -- The European Commission and 28 major technology, media and online companies including Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. have formed a coalition aimed at making the Internet safer for children, the European Union announced Thursday.

In an effort to protect a generation that is going online at increasingly younger ages, the coalition says it seeks to simplify the process of reporting harmful content, ensure privacy settings are age-appropriate and offer a wider array of options for parental control.

"This new coalition should provide both children...
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