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Member States to implement harmful content alert hotlines

Indicator Status Evidence
Is there a fully implemented hotline in the Member State? Yes Full membership has been granted by Inhope, the international association of internet hotline -
Is this hotline supported by law-enforcement? Yes A manual of procedures between the Malta Police Force and the agency operating the hotline is in place.
Are there awareness raising campaigns on online safety for children organised in the Member States? Yes
Has the Member State taught online safety in schools? Yes BeSmartOnline staff visited all schools during 2012.
Has the Member State encouraged providers of online services to implement self-regulatory measures regarding online safety for children? Yes Set a number of meetings with providers of online services and also invited 2 foreign speakers to discuss their experiences in this area.

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