Just like most of us have been saying since day one: education is the key to helping protect children from the dangers they face when accessing the web. Stephen Conroy’s own department practically agrees. The ACMA’s latest report says education about online safety would be just as effective as internet filtering to prevent children from accessing inappropriate material on the web.

We educate children about keeping safe in the real world, and now we need to educate them about staying safe on the Internet. And guess what: It’s actually much safer on the Internet than outside!

Read the full News.com.au article here, and the recent ACMA report here.

– Mike