Latest Online safety News

Report urges UK government to beef up online safety measure

Dec. 13, 2021 19:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Proposed British rules aimed at cracking down on harmful online content should be beefed up with tougher measures like making it illegal to send unsolicited graphic images, requiring porn sites to ensure children can't gain access and moving faster to hold tech executives criminally...

Snowmobile safety classes available in person or online

Dec. 12, 2021 16:24 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Snowmobile safety education classes are being offered in-person and online in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said the online safety courses provide a convenient option for students to obtain their New Hampshire Rider Certificate at...

Florida teen safe after leaving home with man she met online

Nov. 29, 2021 10:57 AM EST

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has been found safe in another state days after leaving home with a man she met while playing an online video game, authorities said Monday. The teen was picked up by a man in a car outside her North Miami Beach home on...

Facebook grilled by UK lawmakers making online safety rules

Oct. 28, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers grilled Facebook on Thursday over how it handles online safety as European countries move to rein in the power of social media companies. Facebook's head of safety said the tech giant supports regulation and has no business interest in...