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Factsheet 18 : Making the Internet a safer place

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Using the Internet and other online technologies should be as safe as possible, particularly for children. The Safer Internet plus Programme is determined to make online environments safer by fighting illegal and harmful online content and conduct, ranging from racism to bullying, grooming and child abuse material. Over the years 2005-2008 the EU spends more than € 45 million to make the Internet a safer place.
Author: 
European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate General