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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 The organisation Red Barnet (Save The Children) runs an online hotline for child pornography at http://www.savethechildren.dk/Report-Child-Abuse.aspx?ID=435
Is this hotline supported by law-enforcement? Yes The hotline cooperates with the national police authorities who are notified of notifications received by the hotline.
Are there awareness raising campaigns on online safety for children organised in the Member States? Yes Denmark is involved in several awareness campaigns; Safer Internet Day (a European initiative), Insafe.org, The Youth Panel Media Kids, Think B4 U Post, Net Safe Now! Smile - you are online
Has the Member State taught online safety in schools? Yes Use of ICT is mandatory in all curricula. There are no specifications about the extent in each subject, but guidelines are drawn up for every subject including examples of how the teacher can use ICT. See: http://eng.uvm.dk/Fact-Sheets/Upper-secondary-education/Information-and-Communication-Technologies-ICT-in-Upper-Secondary-Education For information about specific safety material used etc. , please see e.g.: http://www.emu.dk/webetik/
Has the Member State encouraged providers of online services to implement self-regulatory measures regarding online safety for children? Yes Danish Internet Service Providers have entered a voluntary agreement about blocking sites containing child pornography based on a filter provided by the national police authorities.

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